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Republican Atheists was founded in 2017. This group is for those who identify as Atheist, Agnostic, Secular and related and are registered Republicans or take interest in the Republican Party.

Republican Atheists is internationally and nationally recognized, having been interviewed by United Coalition of Reason, Secular Policy Institute, Friendly Atheist and The Atheist Conservative. President Lauren Ell communicates with Republican groups abroad and foreign political parties. The organization currently has one board member from North Carolina, as well as connections throughout the United States and Europe.


Republican Atheists is an online-based organization focused on building a platform for those who identify as Atheist, Agnostic, Secular in the Republican Party. We seek to develop unity and awareness for conservative and progressive values.

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Board Members

Lauren EllLauren Ell


Lauren has identified as Atheist for over a decade and registered as a Republican in 2015. She was born and raised in Southern California and currently lives in Sweden most of the year. Her education background is in Marketing (California State University, Northridge) and Geology (Humboldt State University). She is a business owner and works as a marketing consultant.

Previous projects include being a Youtuber travel guide, a livestream host for a documentary viewing community, and journalist and broadcaster focusing on solar development in the Mojave Desert.

Lauren has a history with epilepsy and has been seizure-free for three years.

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Lauren Ell with Tory, Director of Government Affairs at Secular Coalition for Arizona
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Lauren Ell with Omar Novarro, Republican candidate based in Torrance, CA.
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Lauren Ell with popular conservative Youtube commentators Diamond and Silk at the Federation of Republican Women So Cal Division Biennial Convention 2017.
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Lauren Ell with Jimmie Åkesson, leader of Swedish political party Swedish Democrats.














Robert M. Price

Board Member

Robert M. Price (Ph.D. in Theology; Ph.D. in New Testament) has taught in colleges, universities, and seminaries. He pastored a church for some years and served as Director for the NY Metro Center for Inquiry. He writes for Free Inquiry and American Rationalist. Price is the author of many books including The Case Against ‘The Case for Christ’, The Incredible Shrinking Son Man, The Amazing Colossal Apostle, and Holy Fable: The Bible Undistorted by Faith. And he is a proud Republican.


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