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    Our bags are packed and we are ready for Denver!  We also can’t wait to hear from all of our amazing award recipients. This year we are excited to present the Humanist Pioneer Award to a fresh new face in the humanist movement, Isaiah Smith. This nineteen-year-old Texas student has challenged various church-state issues in […]

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    Growing up in Texas, I didn’t know many atheists. In fact, nearly all of my friends were Southern Baptists and committed ones at that. While I only had to deal with a few good-natured (though offensive) questions about my lack of faith and several attempts to bring me into the church, I still felt a […]

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