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August 22 -- San Antonio, Texas

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FFRF Director of Strategic Response Andrew Seidel will talk about his debut book The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American on Thursday, August 22 at 5:30-9p.m. The talk will begin at 7p.m. The event is hosted by the Freethinkers Association of Central Texas and will be held at Scuzzi's Italian Restaurant, 4035 North Loop 1604 W, Suite 102, San Antonio, Texas 78257. Andrew will be signing his book, which will be sold at the event for $25. There is a suggested voluntary donation of $10 to attend the event.

August 23 -- Hurst, Texas

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FFRF Director of Strategic Response Andrew Seidel will discuss his debut book The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American on Friday, August 23 at 7-9p.m. The event is hosted by the DFW chapter of FFRF and will be held at Pathways Church (Unitarian Universalist Church), 481 W Harwood Rd, Hurst, Texas 76054.

August 24 -- Houston, Texas

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FFRF Director of Strategic Response Andrew Seidel will discuss, field questions about, and sign his debut book The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American on Saturday, August 24 at 2-3 p.m. The event will be held at Barnes & Noble, 2030 W. Gray Street, Houston, Texas 77019. Free and open to the public, please contact the store for more information.

August 25 -- Austin TX

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FFRF Director of Strategic Response Andrew Seidel will appear at the Freethought Library, 1507 West Koenig Lane, Austin, Texas on August 25th from 11:30-12:30 to discuss, field questions, and sign his debut book The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American. Sponsored by The Atheist Community of Austin, this event will be followed by live interviews on the Talk Heathen call-in show at 1:00 PM and The Atheist Experience at 3:00 PM. Free and open to the public.

August 30 -- Valencia, Spain

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FFRF Co-president Dan Barker will be speaking to a newly forming group of humanists in Valencia, Spain, at 8:00 pm on Friday, August 30. The group is associated with Humanists International, of which FFRF is a member. If you are interested in attending the dinner at a country home in Ontinyet, contact the local organizer by email or through WhatsApp (+34 639774830) for details.

August 31-September 1 -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

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FFRF Co-President Annie Laurie Gaylor will be speaking at the De Balie Celebrating Dissent Festival as a panelist on “Separation of Religion from the State.” The festival will feature secular activists from around the world and a number of panels on women’s dissent from religious dogmas. The festival will take place in Amsterdam on August 31 through September 1. Tickets are now available.

September 7 -- Denver, Colorado

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FFRF Director of Strategic Response Andrew Seidel will discuss, field questions about, and sign his debut book The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American on Saturday, September 7 at 2-4 p.m. The event will be held at the Secular Hub, 3100 Downing St, Denver, Colorado 80205. Free and open to the public.

September 8 -- San Juan, Puerto Rico

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FFRF co-president Dan Barker will speak at the Asamblea of the Secular Humanists of Puerto Rico (Humanistas Seculares de Puerto Rico), which will take place from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm on Sunday, September 8, at the Colegio de Abogados y Abogadas (808 Avenida Ponce de León) in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Other speakers include David Tamayo of Hispanic American Freethinkers, Mandisa Thomas of Black Nonbelievers, and comedian Oscar Navarro. Contact Eva Quiñones, or call (787) 717-1127.

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September 9 -- Mayagüez, Puerto Rico

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FFRF's co-president Dan Barker will talk about "Libre Albedrío Explicado" (Free Will Explained) to the Secular Humanist Association of the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez at 5:00 pm on Monday, September 9 in the Anfiteatro Figueroa Chapel UPRM. Contact Cecilia Pagán (student organizer) or Eva Quiñones (with Humanists of Puerto Rico).

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September 11 -- Louisville, Kentucky

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FFRF Director of Strategic Response Andrew Seidel will debate George Fox University politics professor Mark David Hall on the topic "Did America Have a Christian Founding?" This scholarly debate will examine the role of religion in America's founding, as well as its role in American government today. The debate will take place on September 11 at 6-7:30 p.m. in the Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library at the University of Louisville, 2301 S 3rd St, Louisville, Kentucky 40208. Free and open to the public.

September 21 -- Lexington, Kentucky

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FFRF Director of Strategic Response Andrew Seidel will present at the Kentucky Freethought Convention 2019 on September 21. Andrew will speak on a legal panel in the morning and discuss his new book The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism Is Un-American in the afternoon. The event is sponsored by the Kentucky Secular Society, the Humanist Forum of Central Kentucky, and other organizations and will be held at the Lexington Center, 430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY 40507. Registration is required. More details to follow.

September 26 -- Johnson City, Tennessee

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FFRF co-president Dan Barker will talk to the Secular Humanist Alliance (a chapter of the Secular Student Alliance) at East Tennessee State University on Thursday, September 26. Details to follow . . . Contact Assistant Director of Student Activities Carter Warden.

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October 2 -- Boulder, Colorado

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FFRF co-president Dan Barker will speak about "Losing Faith in Faith" (his preacher-to-atheist story) at the University of Colorado-Boulder on Wednesday, October 2. Details to follow . . . The event is sponsored by the Secular Students and Skeptics Society at University of Colorado At Boulder. Contact by email.

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October 3 -- Fort Collins, Colorado

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Dan Barker will talk about "Losing Faith in Faith" (his preacher-to-atheist story) to the Secular Student Alliance at Colorado State in Fort Collins, Colorado, on Thursday, October 3. Details to follow. The event is sponsored by the Secular Society at Colorado State University. Contact by email.

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October 4-6 -- Chicago, Illinois

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Women of Color Beyond Belief Conference: Activism, Feminism, and Secularism in ACTION! Presented by Black Nonbelievers, Black Skeptics Group, and the Women’s Leadership Project, this will be the first national secular forum exclusively focused on the perspectives and work of women of color atheists, agnostics, humanists, freethinkers and skeptics. This event will take place October 4th through the 6th at the Marriott Midway Hotel located at 6520 S. Cicero Avenue in Chicago, IL. More information and registration details are available here

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