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    While the U.S. Constitution guarantees Americans the right to own guns, there are extremists who take that right too far. Take the parents who allowed their nine-year-old daughter to fire an Uzi at the Bullets and Burgers shooting range in Las Vegas, Nevada, earlier this week, and then saw her lose control of it and […]

    Why Are the Poor More Religious?

    Last week, the New York Times’ policy and statistics blog, The Upshot, wrote an article about the hardest places to live in the United States. The rankings, by county, included a variety of factors including education, income, unemployment, disability, life expectancy, and obesity. Based on the information, The Upshot identified ten counties clustered in the […]

    The Humanist Hour #113: The “Gray Area” of Belief, with Jeremy Chappell

    In this episode, Bo Bennett interviews his good friend, Jeremy Chappell, about his “spiritual” journey from fundamentalist Christianity to… well, we’re still not sure where he is, but the conversation is fascinating! We hear all the time from nonbelievers about their journeys, but rarely do we hear from a critical thinker in the process of […]

    Today is Women’s Equality Day!

    New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez has issued a proclamation declaring August 26, 2014, Women’s Equality Day. Mayor Richard Berry has issued a similar proclamation for the city of Albuquerque. August 26th marks the anniversary of the date of the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in 1920, granting women the right to […]

    A Humanist Statement on Ferguson

    Issued by the American Humanist Association Board of Directors August 25, 2014 Recent events in Ferguson, St. Louis, Los Angeles and other American communities highlight our country’s collective need to reflect and take action. It is time for our society to recall our highest ideals, those of a rule of law, freedom to peacefully assemble […]

    No Child is Born to Hate: Educating the World in Humanism

    Sonja Eggerickx is the president of the International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU), the international body of humanist organizations around the world. This speech was delivered on August 7, 2014 before the General Assembly of the IHEU. When Andrew [Copson, executive director of the British Humanist Association] thought Oxford was a good place to have […]

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