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American Atheists Work To Keep WTC Cross Out Of 9/11 Museum

Arguments were heard Thursday in a case brought by an atheist group. The case will need to be decided quickly, as the 9/11 museum is slated on open in May.

03/06/2014

David Silverman, president of American Atheists. he was briefly denied his request for a vanity license plate reading 'ATHE1ST' but New Jersey has since overruled the worker who labeled it offiensive. (credit: Twitter/David Silverman)

N.J. To Allow ‘ATHE1ST’ License Plate After Worker Labeled It ‘Offensive’

The Motor Vehicle Commission said Thursday a clerk had wrongly told David Silverman of New Jersey-based American Atheists Inc. he couldn’t use the word on his plate.

08/29/2013

Construction workers lower the World Trade Center cross into the 9/11 Museum - New York, NY - Jul 23, 2011 (credit: Mark Lennihan-Pool/Getty Images)

NY Judge Tosses Atheists’ Lawsuit Over Sept. 11 Steel Cross

U.S. District Judge Deborah Batts in a ruling released publicly Friday rejected the arguments of American Atheists, which had sued the National September 11 Memorial & Museum’s operators in 2011 on constitutional grounds.

03/29/2013

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Landlord Nixes Atheist Billboard In Brooklyn; American Atheists President Calls Him A ‘Bigot’

The American Atheists group that had hoped to erect a billboard in Hebrew and English saying “You know it’s a myth… and you have a choice” ran afoul of a higher power: The landlord.

03/08/2012

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Billboards Promoting Atheism Causing Stir In New York And New Jersey

“You know it’s a myth, and you have a choice.” That’s the message the American Atheists group is sending on two new billboards erected in the heart of two religious communities in our area.

03/05/2012

American Atheists Billboard (Photo/Terry Sheridan, 1010 WINS)

American Atheists Plan Billboards For Brooklyn, Paterson

An atheist group has announced plans to put up signs that say that God is a “myth”.

03/04/2012

World Trade Center Cross (file/credit: Mark Lennihan-Pool/Getty Images)

S.I. Congressman Wants WTC Steel Cross To Be National Monument

An atheist group has filed a lawsuit saying the cross shouldn’t be included in the 9/11 memorial museum, but Rep. Michael Grimm says he wants to end the controversy.

09/06/2011

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Catholics Fire Back At Atheists In Billboard Battle

The Catholic League has responded to an anti-Christmas billboard by the American Atheists organization by putting up one of its own that extols Christmas.

12/01/2010