Hnn | HNN Articles

MESSAGE FROM THE EDITOR: Our Day in Court

 

Yesterday I stood outside the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court to celebrate oral arguments in Doe v. Acton School Districtthe American Humanist Association’s case challenging the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance in public schools with the words “under God.” Since then, reporters from CNN, Fox News, Associated Press, National Public Radio, and more have covered the case, giving publicity to humanism like never before. We couldn’t have done it without you standing beside us.

Whether it’s challenging religious symbols on public land or representing students’ rights to learn free from religious intrusion, the AHA’s Appignani Humanist Legal Center is building a track record of wins for the humanist movement. I’m proud of our legal work, and I hope you are too, which is why I strongly encourage you to support our efforts in the courts. Donate to the AHA’s Appignani Humanist Legal Center and let’s keep up the fight for humanist rights.

Maggie Ardiente

HNN Editor

@MaggieArdiente

blog comments powered by Disqus

American Humanist Association

We're happy to welcome a new chapter, Montgomery Humanists, to the American Huma...

20 hours ago

American Humanist Association

This week on the Humanist Hour Podcast, Bo Bennett and Kim Ellington speak with...

22 hours ago

American Humanist Association

As we have seen by the recent murders of three nonreligious bloggers—Ananta Bijo...

1 days ago

American Humanist Association

Jennifer Bardi, editor-in-chief of the Humanist magazine, recaps the AHA's 74th...

1 days ago

American Humanist Association

Prospective Student Webinar this Thursday! Considering the next class of The Hum...

1 days ago

American Humanist Association

Help the Louisville Atheists and Freethinkers represent humanists at this year's...

3 days ago

American Humanist Association

Humanist Pioneer Awardee Isaiah Smith, stands up for separation of church and st...

3 days ago

American Humanist Association

A South Carolina court has ruled that prayer in public school graduations doesn'...

3 days ago

American Humanist Association

Right-wing media loves terrorism stories, so how did they all manage to miss thi...

3 days ago

American Humanist Association

Omaha Metro Area Humanist Association, a chapter of AHA, is participating in Oma...

3 days ago

American Humanist Association

This week on the Humanist, Becky Garrison sits down with Quiet Company's Taylor...

4 days ago

American Humanist Association

Don't miss the Humanist "Ask Me Anything" session with Kristin Wintermute, Execu...

4 days ago

American Humanist Association

We love to see our fellow free-thinkers doing what they can to help out humanity...

4 days ago

American Humanist Association

With the number of Christians declining and the unaffiliated rising in the US, w...

4 days ago

American Humanist Association

Ethical Dilemma: How much would you change for your significant other's beliefs?

6 days ago

American Humanist Association

Happy Friday Everyone!

7 days ago

American Humanist Association

We're happy to welcome a new chapter, Palm Beach Humanists, to the American Huma...

7 days ago

American Humanist Association

Bob Diven, AHA celebrant in New Mexico, recently participated in a debate about...

7 days ago

American Humanist Association

Washington DC does something right, and we aren't talking about the feds!

8 days ago

American Humanist Association

On May 13, the AHA joined other members of the National Coalition for Public Edu...

8 days ago

American Humanist Association

Ethical Dilemma: What to do about a rude house guest. Tell us your experience w...

8 days ago

American Humanist Association

Don't miss the Humanist Institute's upcoming "Ask Me Anything" session with Kris...

9 days ago

American Humanist Association

On this week's episode of the Humanist Hour Podcast, Bo Bennett interviews singe...

9 days ago

American Humanist Association

A very happy 127th birthday to Inge Lehmann, the Danish seismologist and geophys...

9 days ago

American Humanist Association

Do community events like "Draw Mohammad" contests promote freedom of speech or j...

9 days ago