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Officially nominated for the ACLU of Alabama’s Board of Directors

In August 2014, I was officially nominated for a position on the Board of Directors for the American Civil Liberties Union of Alabama! Members of the American Civil Liberties Union of Alabama were sent ballots in the mail with the option to vote up to 7 candidates. The winners will be announced in September. Below…
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AMA (Ask Me Anything) session on r/atheism

On August 15, 2014, I hosted a successful AMA (Ask Me Anything) session on the subreddit forum r/atheism. Users asked me questions such as “Have any of the [death wishes] manifested in your day to day life?”, “Have you considered partnering with theists who agree with you on the issue?”, “If you could broadcast anything…
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Received the Outstanding Activism Award from the Secular Student Alliance!

Standing up for your rights can be a very difficult and brave thing to do. However, no one should ever be vilified and harassed the way that many secular people are when they speak up for their rights. Amanda Scott is a student at Faulkner State Community College.¬†On June 19th, she testified before her local…
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Second testimony before the Mobile County Commission (August 7, 2014)

On August 7, 2014, I testified again before the Mobile County Commission with a proposal to open up Mobile Government Plaza as a public forum and allow other individuals and groups to request to put up their own plaques representing their views. I urged the Commission to approve the requests from the Mobile Atheist Community…
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First testimony before the Mobile County Commission (June 19, 2014)

On June 19, 2014, I coordinated public testimony and testified before the Mobile County Commission against a resolution to display a plaque with the motto “In God We Trust” in Mobile Government Plaza. I told the Commission that the motto excludes the Mobile residents that are polytheists and believe in multiple gods and goddesses and…
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Speech at the Alabama Rally for Secular Government at the Alabama State Capitol (May 3, 2014)

On May 3, 2014, I helped organize and spoke at the Alabama Rally for Secular Government at the Alabama State Capitol in Montgomery. I gave my speech on the topic of retribution against activists for the separation of church and state from the public and the government. I brought up the hate mail that plaintiffs…
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