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  • by American Atheists
    Washington, D.C.—Today the civil rights organization American Atheists denounced the unanimous decision in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia as a dangerous expansion of religious exemptions that undermine civil rights protections for all Americans. As a result of this case, Catholic Social Services (CSS) will force the City of Philadelphia to continue its adoption services contract […]
  • by American Atheists
    The Ohio Senate has endangered all Ohioans by inserting extremely broad denial of care bill language into the state’s budget (HB 110). This dangerous provision allows health care providers, hospitals, insurance companies, and even employers to refuse to provide or pay for care based on their beliefs, opening the door to widespread denial of care […]
  • by American Atheists
    May is National Foster Care Month—a time to recognize the importance of families and lift up the voices of youth in foster care. Adoption and foster care programs exist to serve the best interests of vulnerable children, and yet there are 11 states that allow religious child placement agencies to discriminate. The John Lewis Every […]
  • by American Atheists
    On May 19th, the Rhode Island House of Representatives will be considering H5387, a life-saving bill that would prevent children from being forced into marriage by prohibiting marriage of individuals under the age of 18. This legislation is important because, too often, marriages occur in religious sects where very young girls are forced to marry […]
  • by American Atheists
    Washington, D.C. — After concluding an hour-long meeting between leaders of national atheist, humanist, and secular groups and the leadership of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships — including Executive Director Melissa Rogers and Deputy Director Josh Dickson — American Atheists president Nick Fish released the following statement: We’re pleased that the […]