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In Nebraska, Atheists Now Have Their Own Caucus in the Democratic Party

Apr 1, 2019

By Hemant Mehta

Over the past few years, the Democratic Party has approved the formation of a “Secular Caucus” in a handful of states. TexasUtah, and Arizona have all said yes to taking into account atheists’ ideas when drafting platform measures and advising candidates. (The Libertarian Party has also done the same thanks to a former New Hampshire representative.)

It’s a formal way to give atheists a seat at the table in a way that goes beyond mere symbolism.

Now a group of atheists in Nebraska are joining the mix. After first launching in March of 2018, the Nebraska Secular Democrats are now officially part of the state’s Democratic Party.

You can see the announcement at the 2:36:36 mark of yesterday meeting of the state’s Democratic Party

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