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Jamila Bey’s opinion editorial in the Anniston Star

On August 31, 2014, Alabama newspaper Anniston Star published an opinion editorial titled “Insight: Alabama’s Quest for Equality” written by Jamila Bey, the Director of Communications at the Secular Student Alliance. Ms. Bey writes about how the public backlash I faced for my testimony before the Mobile County Commission is a part of a larger…
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Article in the American Humanist Association’s magazine The Humanist

On August 28, 2014, American Humanist Association‘s magazine The Humanist published an article I wrote about my testimony before the Mobile County Commission against a resolution to display “In God We Trust” in Mobile Government Plaza. I wrote about the public backlash I faced and how some of it came from people who held positions…
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Plans to challenge the Mobile City Ordinance regarding public demonstrations

Recently I attended an anti police brutality rally hosted by the Mobile Bay Socialist Alternative outside of the Mobile Police Museum at Cathedral Square in downtown Mobile. Our rally was in response to the Ferguson Police Officer who shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown and the Ferguson Police Department’s abusive treatment of peaceful protests by tear…
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In Facts We Trust: Rebuttal to Pete Riehm’s testimony before Mobile County Commission

I was the first public speaker at the Mobile County Commission’s Thursday public hearing that testified against the resolution to display a plaque bearing the words “In God We Trust.” I would like to refute some of the claims that Mr. Pete Riehm made in his testimony in favor of the resolution. Pete Reihm of…
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Interview with David Smalley on Dogma Debate Radio

On August 20, 2014, I was an invited as a guest on Dogma Debate Radio hosted by David Smalley. David asked me questions about my testimony before the Mobile County Commission against a resolution to display an ‘In God We Trust’ plaque at the Mobile Government Plaza and my plans to erect an ‘atheists in…
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