January 2015 Income & Expense Report

Posted by on Feb 18, 2015 in Monthly Reports | 0 comments

  January 2015 Income Expense Report 

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We Are Atheism responds to the UNC Chapel Hill Shootings

Posted by on Feb 12, 2015 in 2015 | 0 comments

We Are Atheism responds to the UNC Chapel Hill Shootings

The Board of We Are Atheism is deeply saddened by the senseless and heinous deaths of Yusor Mohammad, Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, and Deah Barakat, who were killed on Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. We wish to convey our sympathies to the families of the victims, and everyone touched by this tragedy. They were driven individuals who were dedicated to serving both their community, and those who needed help abroad. It is always a shame when someone’s life is cut short, but it is especially painful when the lives were so caring with so much potential to help others....

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Thank you!

Posted by on Feb 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Thank you so much for your donation. Your support is greatly appreciated. -We Are Atheism Lee Moore, Amanda Brown, Benjimin Blanchard, Justus Cade, & Shayrah Akers

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Help My Daughter Tell Her Father Goodbye

Posted by on Nov 22, 2014 in 2014 | 0 comments

Help My Daughter Tell Her Father Goodbye

At Skepticon 7 in Springfield, MO Clary Rhyne came by the We Are Atheism table to see what we were all about. After hearing that we have a philanthropic extension that helps in “unforeseeable circumstances” she told us about how her daughter’s father had recently passed away but she had no way of getting her to the funeral. So, after filling out the Atheists Giving Aid application for Aid we called others to verify her story as well as talk to her daughter. We approved a $200 grant to help Clary with gas and food along the way. She knows that without the kind help from...

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Why remove public displays of religion?

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Why remove public displays of religion?

What’s the big deal?  Why should religious symbols, quotes, adornments, and other forms of religious displays be removed from the public sphere?  I get this question a lot and recently in Grand Haven, MI a local patron of the city who lives in a nearby town, Mitch Kahle, decided to ask the city to remove this giant cross from the public land as well as refrain from putting up nativity scenes and other religious messages unless they make clear space for other forms of public information dissemination. See the original letter here.  I want to be clear that what Mitch Kahle and...

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