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Apr 16

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Ok NAP members! It seems there are many out there in "Facebook-land" that are wanting to become members too but are not readily aware of how to find their respective state chapter. We hope to make it a little easier for them to find as well as promote the NAP in general by asking all our membersh

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Less than a month after its second convention, Troy Boyle, co-founder and now former President of the National Atheist Party (NAP) has unexpectedly resigned. Boyle announced his untimely resignation from the party to the Board and on his Facebook page citing “An increasing lack of cooperation by t

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Mar 13

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There will be no name change for the NAP this voting session. The change required a majority vote of > 75% to pass.             Flash Kellish is confirmed as Vice President of PR & Marketing.         &nb

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Focus on secular values, history of religion in the U.S., and moving forward within the current religio-political climate San Francisco, CA – March 12, 2013 – With much fanfare, the National Atheist Party (NAP) held its inaugural convention, NAPCON2013, Saturday, March 9 at the South San Fran

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Mar 12

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Please check your email for the link to cast your vote in the March session of 2013!  On the ballot: Should the name of the party be changed from "The National Atheist Party" to "The American Secular Party"? Confirmation of Flash Kellish to the position of Vice President of PR & Market

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Mar 9

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You can watch us LIVE NOW!! Sorry for the delay! To view this, please click on link to watch NAPCON2013. You must sign up and make an account, if you don't have one. https://instance.clickstreamtv.net/cst/10602123# Coming Up.... Dusty Smith Jessica Ahlquist David Fitzgerald Jamila Bey M

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There is a cancer spreading across the country, threatening to infect our children where they are most susceptible...in school. I'm referring to the addition of creationism and intelligent design to our students' natural science curriculum. Actually, that's a little misleading. "Addition" mean

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Mar 6

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"The American Secular Party" be offered as an alternative to "The National Atheist Party" in the upcoming voting session on March 11th. A change to the party name will require a 75% majority vote. All official members are encouraged to participate.

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It’s not easy for a new political movement to take shape. It’s even harder when the members of that movement are demonized because of their support for the Separation of Church and State and the right to a secular government. We are the National Atheist Party (NAP). We are young, strong, and

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Women's History Month "The National Atheist Party (NAP) recognizes that women throughout history, and particularly in politics, have been devalued and treated as lesser workers and leaders than their male counterparts. We find this abhorrent and unsupported by science and reason. We support the e

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Feb 12

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The National Atheist Party Celebrates Darwin Day 2013 Guest Address: Dr. Scot C. R. Rafkin   Dr. Scot C. R. Rafkin, Assistant Director, Dept. of Space Studies at Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, TX. He is a leading scientist in the field of planetary atmospheres with a speciali

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Feb 4

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The deadline to submit policy proposals has ended for this session. Only one proposal, a change to the Party name, was received. In the last session membership voted to change the threshold of votes needed for a name change, from a super majority of 90% to 75%. There have been three suggestions for

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Feb 2

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On the evening of January 31, 2013 a waitress at an Applebee’s in St. Louis by the name of Chelsea Welch made a controversial decision. For those of you that have not heard the story, one of the servers at Applebee's was waiting on a group of 10 people (5 adults & 5 children). Applebee’s

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Jan 11

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The National Atheist Party differs from other political organizations in that our individual membership, general and registered, possess the opportunity to shape the direction of the organization as well as the platform, policies and values that form the foundation of the National Atheist Party. Th

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Jan 4

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Alright fellow National Atheist Party members, here is your time to shine and help your party at the same time! Do you have a video camera and editing software? Do you like to make short films or commercials? Are you good with promotion? Well then the NAP is looking for YOU! Your Executive

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Words alone cannot express our sorrow over the deaths at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Ct. The National Atheist Party and its members express our deepest condolences to the families of the victims of this horrific act. However, lost in the media coverage of the December 14 tragedy of N

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Attention all you readers!!! We have a special promotion for all our members! Buy a book and get a corresponding T-shirt FREE! Starting today through the end of the year, if you buy Candidate Without a Prayer, Why We Believe in Gods or Attack of the Theocrats, you will receive a T-shirt that reflec

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Nov 28

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It's the time of year for proselytizers and evangelicals to wind the "War on Christmas" trumpet, and to bemoan the lack of "Christian" values that (to them) is the inevitable result of squelching religious displays, iconography, and public religious practices on government property and in our school

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As I write this, hurricane Sandy is slamming the North Eastern seaboard. The storm surge, flooding, and 85mph gusts will potentially devastate New England with tree damage, home flooding, and extended electrical outages. New York’s subway system is shut down, and millions of people will soon be fa

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The approved proposal for the October Policy Proposal process for revision to the National Atheist Party Charter was submitted to the membership for a vote on October 19 through the 25th.  Debate, discussion, and presentation of evidence was encouraged in common forums such as the State Chapter Gro

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[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="384"] Ryan during debate[/caption] I respect those who disagree with me on this, but one policy of a Romney administration will be to oppose all abortions with the exceptions of a pregnancy resulting from rape, incest and or a pregnancy that threatens the l

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A driving force for the inception of the National Atheist Party consisted of a growing impatience and disgust in elected representatives throughout the nation who embodied, perpetuated or relied upon ignorance, religious pandering, anti-science sloganeering, and a refusal to draft policy based on ev

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The proposal listed below have met approval of the Advisory Board and Executive Board of the National Atheist Party and are submitted for consideration and debate.   Polling begins on the 5th of October be held until the 10th of October.  Debate, discussion, and presentation of evidence are encour

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  Yes, the Reason Rally has come and gone, but there is still merchandise to be had! We have a limited amount that we can offer you, so first come, first serve! The hosts of the Reason Rally gave us the opportunity to use these as a fundraiser. DVDs are $49.99, Hoodies are $34.99 and the T's

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Aug 29

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"...the best laid plans of mice and men." When I was 12 years old, I wanted to be an astronaut more than anything in the world. The U.S. Space Program was relatively healthy in 1978, having completed the Apollo program and announced the Shuttle fleet construction. I envisioned orbital research pl

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Aug 16

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  4 Great Ways to Give Every Day! What if you could give to National Atheist Party every time you searched the web, shopped online or even when you went out to eat? Thanks to GoodSearch.com you can – at no extra cost to you. Here's how it works! Check out the GoodSearch Frequently A

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The National Atheist Party is proud to announce that we have partnered with Foundation Beyond Belief, an organization that contributes 100% of donations received to charities around the world whose work is compatible with humanist values. Charities are selected anew every quarter and are chosen with

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Jul 31

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The National Atheist Party strongly recommends federal funding for Accelerated Christian Education (ACE) be revoked since it is in blatant violation of First Amendment guarantee of the separation of church and state. Through its homeschooling program, ACE is teaching thousands of children rec

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The five approved proposals of the Advisory Board and Executive Board of the National Atheist Party, and the recommendations approving the Executive Board appointments of James Klawon and Mason Eaton were submitted to the membership for a vote July 11 through July 20.  Debate, discussion, and prese

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Jul 16

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[caption id="attachment_7505" align="alignleft" width="184" caption="David Blodgett"][/caption] Although the National Atheist Party, as a secular political organization, is not an anti-theist group, it is important to remember that we DO oppose Dominionism and Theocracy - the idea that government

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