Meet LA’s Atheist Street Pirates who take down religious signs

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Anya Overmann, who volunteers as an “atheist street pirate,” removes a religious sign on a public telephone pole on Pico Blvd. Photo by Caleigh Wells.

Local atheist volunteers started taking down illegally posted religious signs in public places less than a year ago. Now their plunders and crowdsourced maps are gaining traction.

Republicans are attempting to retake control of the House of Representatives, and November will bring several closely-watched races for LA and OC seats. 

This week, KCRW’s Young Creators Project is highlighting the work of two visual artists: Cici Apitz, a senior student at Redondo Union High School, and Kaia King-Hall, a 20-year-old from Venice.