Monthly Archives: March 2014

Crosspost: American Atheists Faces Discrimination at TD Bank

From American Atheists Special Correspondent Dan Arel

Originally posted to Dan Arel’s website and reposted here with permission: American Atheists faced a new kind of discrimination this week, from a Notary Public. Managing Director Amanda Knief and President David Silverman walked into their local TD Bank to have some donation documents notarized and the notary turned them away for “personal reasons.” Many […] [Read More >]

American Atheists Responds to TD Bank’s Statement

Refusal Was Not a ‘Miscommunication’

Cranford, NJ—On Tuesday, March 25, at about 1:15 PM, American Atheists Managing Director Amanda Knief and President David Silverman sought the services of a notary at the TD Bank in Cranford, New Jersey, to sign off on charitable organization registration forms from four states. American Atheists has used notary services from TD Bank at this […] [Read More >]

Press Release: American Atheists Award Students $4,000 in Scholarships

Cranford, NJ—American Atheists announced on Friday the winners of its 2014 academic scholarships totaling $4,000. The scholarships are awarded annually to students who demonstrate positive atheist activism. Scholarship winners are further invited to attend and speak at the annual American Atheists National Convention, to be held in Salt Lake City next month.  The 2014 $2,000 […] [Read More >]

Press Release: Atheists Jab at Mormon ‘Elders’ in Convention Campaign

Matching Billboards Challenge Assumptions, Stereotypes

Salt Lake City, UT—On Tuesday, American Atheists announced a Salt Lake City billboard campaign to promote its upcoming national convention with two new designs challenging the assumption that all Utahns are Mormons. One billboard features a group of senior citizens with the message: “Think all of Utah’s ‘Elders’ are Mormons? Think again! We’re Atheists!” The […] [Read More >]

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