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People often contact "American's United for Separation of Church and State" asking "what can I do" to raise awareness about the importance of church-state separation. American's United suggested action for January:

Ask friends and family members to join the AU Action Alert email list. Church-state separation is under attack, and they're looking to expand their activist core to fight back. See details at the link below.

http://us4.campaign-archive1.com/?u=48fe90a45ece33d45d402c69f&id=95c4a9e0a0&e=300fcbe360
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Secular Coalition for America has released its rankings of how much — or little — legislators have supported the notion of church/state separation in the 113th Congress. Follow the link and see the score for your representative.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/04/04/these-congressmen-want-to-tear-down-the-wall-between-church-and-state/
While Americans grow skeptical of religion's role in politics, a number of Congressmen are working to keep belief in the public sphere.
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Tomorrow a religious exemption bill that was never considered by committee will be brought to the House floor for a vote. We need your help quickly to fight this sneaky attempt to add more religious exemptions to our general laws.

The vote is scheduled for Tuesday. We don’t have much time! Please Call, Email, and Tweet your representative now!

http://us6.campaign-archive2.com/?u=9241bef44976519ab9f9dff94&id=7d5f3900de&e=114dc46f5d
Take Action! Fight Religious Exemptions. They're using loopholes in congressional rules to create loopholes in the healthcare law for religion! Advocates for religious privileging show once again that they believe they are above the rules. Tomorrow a religious exemption bill that was never ...
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The American Humanist Association launched their "Godless media hub", TheHumanist.com on Wednesday aimed at providing nontheists an outlet for daily original reporting and commentary on issues important to a growing godless worldview. 

In related news, congratulations to Clay Farris Naff, V.P. of Nebraska Citizens for Science, on his appointment as The Humanist Magazine's Science and Religion Correspondent!

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/02/12/atheist-humanist-news_n_4776670.html
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The author makes a good point. We are living in two Americas, one progressive and the other trying to return us to their imagined conservative utopia of the 1950s. And he's right... "While we are arguing about the word God on a dollar bill, the religious right is dismantling secularism one brick at a time." The question is, which America do you want to live in and what are you doing about it?

http://www.richarddawkins.net/foundation_articles/2014/2/10/fighting-inequality-in-two-americas?category=Politics
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In case you missed last night's debate between Bill Nye and Ken Ham here is a good summary.

http://ncse.com/blog/2014/02/how-bill-nye-won-debate-0015369
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Roy Speckhardt makes the case that if the nontheist movement is willing to accept people from all identities (atheist, agnostic, humanist, freethinker, etc.) who are also not theistic, the movement will grow by leaps and bounds. 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/roy-speckhardt/atheist-humanist-labels_b_4723649.html
Demanding that people identify only as atheist limits the ability of individuals to truly express not only what they don't believe in, but what they do believe in....
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Check out this awesome new diagram of the Tree of Life.

http://www.sciencealert.com/here-s-the-tiny-human-twig-in-the-tree-of-life  #TreeofLife
Created as part of a collaboration between the Tree of Life Web Project and designer Leonard Eisenberg, this epic infographic is one monster family tree, showing the history of 3.5 billion years of life on Earth. Click here for a much larger...
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Do you think that the pattern of de facto censorship of atheism is the “last gasp” of the Christian religious hegemony before they are forced to engage in a more serious and thoughtful conversation about free speech in a religiously plural society?

http://www.religiondispatches.org/dispatches/josephlaycock/7583/atheists_face_moving_goalposts_on_both_sides_of_atlantic/
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Hear ye, hear ye, Mayor Jean Stothert issues Darwin Day Proclamation for the City of Omaha!
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Building a local community of reason grounded in scientific truth and critical thinking.
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The Omaha Coalition of Reason brings together humanistic, secular, skeptical and non-theistic organizations in our local area to provide individuals with information, support, and a sense of community. Additionally, Omaha COR gives member organizations and their individual members a way to combine their voice with others who are ready to move society forward with a firm reliance on reason and humanity.

You can find out more information about our Coalition, its member organizations and upcoming meetings and events at our web site: http://omahacor.org/. Come join our local community of reason!

Member organizations of the Omaha Coalition of Reason include
- Omaha Atheists
- http://omahaatheists.org/

- Rationalists, Empiricists and Skeptics of Nebraska (R.E.A.S.O.N.)
- http://www.reason.ws/

- UNO Secular Student Alliance
- https://www.facebook.com/groups/UNOSSA

- UNO Council for Humanist Thought
- https://www.facebook.com/groups/UNOcouncil

- Omaha Atheist and Agnostic Parenting Group
- http://www.meetup.com/omahaatheistparenting

- Nebraska Secular Home Educators
- https://www.facebook.com/NebraskaSecularHomeEducators

- Recovering from Religion - Omaha Chapter
- http://www.facebook.com/pages/Recovering-From-Religion-Omaha-Chapter/226898780709839