Although religious belief is correlated with climate change denialism and less commitment to the environment, Catholics, Muslims, Jews, Hindus, and Evangelical Christians have all issued calls for better environmental stewardship. And yet, on Wednesday, as Key West was experiencing a record heat index of 115°F, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis disappeared climate change, effective July 1….

This week, the board overseeing the third-largest school district in Texas voted to remove 13 chapters from five science textbooks. The subjects deemed “controversial” by all but one of the Cy-Fair ISD trustees included vaccinations, cultural diversity, human growth and development, climate change, and humans’ impact on the environment. The decision to omit these materials…

On Thursday, President Biden issued a proclamation declaring a National Day of Prayer. He did so as every president has since 1952, in accordance with a federal law requiring the President to “set aside…a suitable day…on which the people of the United States may turn to God in prayer…”  In 1988, Congress decided the most…

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments for a set of cases that could have enormous — even deadly — consequences on the ability of pregnant patients to receive life-saving abortion care. It was the Court’s third major abortion hearing in the last two years, and the third that was brought there with the…

Over the last six years, American Atheists has developed a powerful partnership with Unchained At Last to combat child marriage, and we are proud to be a co-chair of the National Coalition to End Child Marriage in the United States. Did you know that between 2000 and 2018, nearly 300,000 children in the United States…

It seems we’ve survived yet another round of doomsday predictions surrounding last week’s earthquake and Monday’s solar eclipse! Though Marjorie Taylor Greene took to X to warn Americans of “many more things to come” should we fail to repent. In the meantime, back in reality, I want to make sure you’re aware of these important…

Last weekend, I was honored to welcome hundreds of our members and supporters to Philadelphia for our 2024 National Convention. These annual gatherings are truly a remarkable opportunity for nonreligious folks from all walks of life to network and learn, to discuss and debate, and, yes, to just have fun. For myself and the staff…

With less than a week until our 2024 convention, I hope you’ve already made travel arrangements and registered to join us in Philadelphia! If not, you still have six days (but who’s counting). I’m happy to announce the full event schedule is officially live and available to view here. I’m really excited about this year’s…

Next week, hundreds of atheists from around the country will convene in Philadelphia for our highly anticipated 2024 National Convention! Today (March 20) is the last day to purchase tickets to our Friday Awards Dinner and Saturday VIP Reception. Thanks to our wonderful hosts at the historic Loews Philadelphia Hotel for granting us an extension,…

This year will be my first time attending an American Atheists national convention. Since I’ve never been before, you may not believe me when I say: You really need to make your way to Philadelphia this March 28-31! But you don’t have to take my word for it. I asked three of our special guests…

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