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Atheists Blast A.G. Barr’s Fact-Free Attack on Secularism

Cranford, NJ—Following comments by Attorney General William P. Barr to Notre Dame law students that “the growing ascendancy of secularism” is to blame for violence, depression and mental illness, the ongoing drug epidemic, and “the wreckage of the family,” American Atheists President Nick Fish sharply criticized Barr in a letter…...

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American Atheists Sponsors FREEFLO 2019

On the weekend of November 1 – 3, join hundreds of atheists, agnostics, humanists, freethinkers and scientific skeptics at FREEFLO 2019 in Orlando....

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American Atheists at California Freethought Day

On Sunday, October 13, enjoy the fun and atmosphere of a fair with the education and activism of a conference atCalifornia Freethought Day in Sacramento....

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Federal Judge: Atheist Free Speech Lawsuit Has A “Fair Chance of Prevailing,” Can Move Ahead

Little Rock, AR—An Arkansas federal judge ruled today that American Atheists’ lawsuit against Arkansas State Senator Jason Rapert has a “fair chance of prevailing” and allowed it to move forward....

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American Atheists at Women of Color Beyond Belief

American Atheists is proud to sponsor the Women of Color Beyond Belief Conference....

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Iowa School District Violates the Constitution with Teacher-Led Prayer Event

Cranford, NJ—September 25, 2019—Today, American Atheists determined that the superintendent and teachers of the Edgewood-Colesburg Community School District (Ed-Co CSD) have been unconstitutionally organizing a prayer event scheduled at 6:00 p.m. CT tonight. “Students have every right to plan and conduct a prayer event on school property. However, the Constitution…...

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Virginia Atheists Wrest State’s DMVs from Jehovah’s Witnesses’ Control

Richmond, VA—On Saturday, September 21, Virginia atheists tabled outside of two Department of Motor Vehicle centers. American Atheists had received multiple complaints that Jehovah’s Witnesses were proselytizing outside of facilities....

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HHS Nominee Elizabeth Darling Must Condemn Religious Discrimination in Foster Care and Adoption

Washington, DC—Today, American Atheists announced it will oppose the nomination of Elizabeth Darling as Commissioner on Children, Youth, and Families at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) unless she pledges to reverse the department’s discriminatory child welfare policies....

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