Atheist

  • by American Atheists
    Washington, DC—Today, American Atheists joined the Freedom From Religion Foundation in an amicus brief to the Supreme Court for the upcoming case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. The organizations are calling on the Court to keep abortion care legal in Mississippi before viability, defined as up to 24 weeks of pregnancy. In 2018, the […]
  • by American Atheists
    For too long, religious exemptions have created special privileges for religious people and organizations at the federal level. But there’s a solution: the Do No Harm Act, which was recently introduced in the Senate by Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ). The Do No Harm was also introduced in the House of Representatives in March. If passed, […]
  • by American Atheists
    Grand Rapids, MI—On Tuesday, a federal judge blocked Western Michigan University’s COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to all student athletes. District Judge Paul Maloney granted a temporary restraining order on behalf of four soccer players who claimed they deserve special rights as religious students. Judge Maloney also scheduled a hearing for a temporary injunction on […]
  • by American Atheists
    In an amicus brief filed today in Slattery v. Cuomo, American Atheists urged the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to not let religious employers meddle in the health care decisions of employees and even fire them if their children violate the organization’s religious rules. “It is alarming that a religious entity wants […]
  • by American Atheists
    Washington, DC—The national human and civil rights organization, American Atheists, in a letter signed by all American members of the international humanist community, Humanists International, has called on the Biden Administration to protect the lives of Afghans, particularly atheists, humanists, and ex-Muslims, as the United States withdraws military forces from Afghanistan. “Afghans who are atheists, […]