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__________________ __________________ AMERICAN ATHEISTS PO Box 140195 Austin, TX 78714-0195 Voice: 512-458-1244 FAX: 512-467-9525 Dial-THE-ATHEIST: 512-458-5731 Columbus, Ohio: 614-294-0300 Salt Lake City, UT: 801-364-4939 __________________ __________________ WHAT IS AMERICAN ATHEISTS? Now in its third decade, American Atheists is dedicated to to working for the civil rights of Atheists, promoting separation of state and church, and providing information about Atheism. American Atheists was founded by Madalyn Murray O'Hair, the noted Atheist activist, as the result of her successful battle against school prayer. Its current outreaches include: ** The American Atheist Press has over 120 books in print about Atheism, criticism of religion, and state/church separation. Titles include "The Bible Handbook" and Madalyn O'Hair's "Why I Am an Atheist." It also sells bumper stickers, flyers, posters, and other products for nonbelievers ** Publishes the monthly "American Atheist Newsletter." ** Sponsors the "American Viewpoint" This weekly cable access show is now aired in over 40 cities nationwide. ** Provides Dial-An-Atheist (R) services, free telephone message services which give callers the Atheist viewpoint on various issues. In addition, there is the Dial-THE-Atheist (512-458-5731), a telephone commentary by Madalyn O'Hair, founder of American Atheists. ** Provides spokespersons to college, universities, clubs, and the media. ** Preserves Atheist literature in the American Atheist Library and Archives. The library's holdings span over three hundred years of Atheist thought. ** Provides Atheist information to libraries and universities across the nation. In addition, free material is sent to Atheists in prisons. ** Sponsors pickets and demonstrations to bring Atheist concerns to the attention of the nation. ** Holds meetings, lectures, and social events to serve the Atheist community. __________________ __________________ FOR MORE INFORMATION A complete introductory information packet about American Atheists, a sample copy of the "American Atheist Newsletter," or a catalog of American Atheist Press books and products will be sent free to you by postal mail at your request. E-mail your request to: Your e-mail message must include your name and full postal (snail-mail) mailing address with zipcode. Or write or call our offices. __________________ __________________ TO REACH A HUMAN ONLINE If you have a specific question or comment, please use one of the following e-mail address to which to send it: General questions about American Atheists or its online outreaches. . . . . . . . Internet Representative. . . . . . . . . American Atheist Newsletter. . . . . . . American Atheist Television Forum. . . . AACHAT listmaster. . . . . . . . . . . . AANEWS listmaster. . . . . . . . . . . . __________________ __________________ E-MAIL MAILING LISTS American Atheists sponsors the following mailing lists available by e-mail. AANEWS A news survey of the antics and politics of the religious left, right, and center around the world. Mails approximately five times a week. To subscribe, send e-mail to: OR and put "subscribe aanews" (minus the quotation marks) in the message body. The listmaster may be reached at: AACHAT A discussion list for topics and issues of interest and concern to Atheists. This is NOT a debate list. Think of it as a "believer-free" discussion list for Atheists, and is available only to American Atheists members in good standing. To subscribe to AACHAT, send an e-mail message to: In the body of the message, give the following information: "Subscribe aachat"; include YOUR FIRST and LAST NAMES (the name in which you are registered as a member of American Atheists); your snail-mail address; and your e-mail address. __________________ __________________ World Wide Web (WWW) The official homepage for American Atheists contains tons of information about American Atheists and Atheist topics, plus complete online ordering for American Atheist Press products. __________________ __________________ BY FTP Selected American Atheist text files are available via anonymous ftp at: or __________________ __________________ HOW TO REACH US THE REGULAR WAY Write American Atheists at PO Box 140195, Austin, TX 78714-0195. Or call our offices at (512) 458-1244 between 9 and 5:30 Central Time. FAX us 24 hours a day at (512) 467-9525. __________________ __________________ TIRED OF BEING DELUGED WITH ONE PIOUS PERIODICAL AFTER ANOTHER? WE HAVE THE ALTERNATIVE YOU'VE BEEN LOOKING FOR: AMERICAN ATHEIST NEWSLETTER Founded by Atheist leader Madalyn O'Hair, the _American Atheist Newsletter_ is a twelve-page, monthly newsletter devoted to keeping Atheists informed about the past, present, and future of Atheism -- and religion. It is filled to the brim with updates from the state/church separation front; religious pronouncements and debacles; and news of Atheist activism. A year's worth of this unique monthly newsletter is just $20 ($30 for subscriptions abroad). Gift subscriptions are $15 per year ($25 outside the U.S.) The library and institutional discount is 75 percent. Sustaining subscriptions are $30 per year. American Atheists, Inc., P.O. Box 140195, Austin, TX 78714-0195. Telephone: (512) 458-1244. FAX: (512) 467-9525. __________________ __________________ ABOUT AMERICAN ATHEISTS American Atheists, Inc. is a nonprofit, nonpolitical educational organization dedicated to the complete and absolute separation of state and church. We accept the explanation of Thomas Jefferson that the "First Amendment" to the Constitution of the United States was meant to create a "wall of separation" between state and church. American Atheists, Inc. is organized to stimulate and promote freedom of thought and inquiry concerning religious beliefs, creeds, dogmas, tenets, rituals, and practices; to collect and disseminate information, data, and literature on all religions and promote a more thorough understanding of them, their origins, and their histories; to advocate, labor for, and promote in all lawful ways the complete and absolute separation of state and church; to advocate, labor for, and promote in all lawful ways the establishment and maintenance of a thoroughly secular system of education available to all; to encourage the development and public acceptance of a human ethical system stressing the mutual sympathy, understanding, and interdependence of all people and the corresponding responsibility of each individual in relation to society; to develop and propogate a social philosophy in which man is the central figure, who alone must be the source of strength, progress, and ideals for the well-being and happiness of humanity; to promote the study of the arts and sciences and of all problems affecting the maintenance, perpetuation, and enrichment of human (and other) life; to engage in such social, educational, legal, and cultural activity as will be useful and beneficial to members of American Atheists, Inc. and to society as a whole. Membership Categories Life................ $750 Couple Life.........$1000 (Please give both names above) Sustaining.......... $150/year Couple/Family........ $75/year (Please give all names above) Individual........... $50/year Senior Citizen....... $25/year (include photocopy of ID) Student.............. $20/year (include photocopy of ID) For a membership application or further information, write: American Atheists, Inc. PO Box 140195 Austin, TX 78714-0195 Or call: 512-458-1244 __________________ __________________


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