Monthly Archives: January 2014

Press Release: Atheists Take Playful Jab at Prayer in Super Bowl Billboard

East Rutherford, NJ—On Thursday, American Atheists launched a new billboard near Metlife Stadium with a dig at prayer. It is believed to be the first-ever atheist-sponsored ad aimed at a Super Bowl audience. The billboard features a priest cradling a football with text reading, “A ‘Hail Mary’ only works in football. Enjoy the game!” The […] [Read More >]

Press Release: Chris Kluwe Will Appear on Atheist Hangouts to Take Live Audience Questions

http://www.atheisthangouts.com at 10 PM Eastern on Saturday, January 25, 2014

For Immediate Release: Fri Jan 24, 2014 Contact Dave Muscato, PR Director of American Atheists,[email protected](908) 276-7300 x7 Or contact host of Atheist Hangouts, David Viviano, [email protected] Chris Kluwe Will Appear Saturday On Atheist Hangouts to Take Live Audience Question Jacksonville, FL—Former MN Vikings punter Chris Kluwe will answer live audience Q&A questions (including questions from […] [Read More >]

Religious Freedom Day 2014

Obama, Atheism, and the Necessity of Separation of Religion and Government

Today is Religious Freedom Day, annually celebrated on January 16 to commemorate the passage of Thomas Jefferson’s Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom in 1786. Thomas Jefferson, who served as the nation’s third President from March 4, 1801 to March 4, 1809, is buried at his estate at Monticello, near Charlottesville, Virginia. His tombstone, a beautiful […] [Read More >]

Press Release: Atheists File Federal Lawsuit to Remove Christian Monument at OK State Capitol

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday Jan 13, 2014 Text of the lawsuit is available here. Oklahoma City, OK—American Atheists filed a federal lawsuit on Monday against members of the Oklahoma State Capitol Preservation Commission for placing a 2,000-pound Ten Commandments monument at the north entrance of the Oklahoma State Capitol in Oklahoma City. The monument was […] [Read More >]

Press Release: Atheist Billboard Campaign in Salt Lake City Parodies “I’m a Mormon” Ads

Salt Lake City, UT—The national civil-rights group American Atheists has launched a new billboard campaign in Salt Lake City with a play on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints’ “I’m a Mormon” campaign, to promote its upcoming national convention. The billboard features a native Utah family and reads, “We’re the Monnett family, and […] [Read More >]

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