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Canadian atheists

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Canadian ehtheists atheists is a federally-incorporated (national) atheism organization in Canada that provides information about atheism and advocates for rights, freedoms, and the general well-being of atheists both in Canada and internationally. They encourage peaceful advocacy, and have a desire to participate in public discourse as a means of engaging in the free exchange of ideas with a particular focus on atheism and secular issues like the separation of religion from government.

History[edit]

The Canadian atheists was founded in 2014 by Randolf Richardson (intentionally spelling "atheists" with a lower-case "a"), and subsequently incorporated federally two years later (in 2016) to serve the ever-increasing atheist demographic of the Canadian population by advocating for the rights and freedoms of atheists and educating the general public on the meaning of the word "atheism".

Advocacy[edit]

Some of the initial advocacy included the promotion of, and participation in, domestic campaigns encouraging the Canadian Government to start taxing religious institutions, and to remove antiquated and outdated anti-blasphemy legislation from the Canadian Criminal Code, and also an international campaign to encourage Muslim-majority societies to uphold Freedom of Expression rights (as a positive alternative to killing people who openly question religion or publicly identify as atheists).

Presidents[edit]

Name Term of Office
Randolf Richardson 2014–present

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