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MESSAGE FROM THE EDITOR: The Election is Over. Now What?

Posted November 07, 2012

The campaigns are finally over. President Obama has been re-elected, and we have new Representatives and Senators in Congress. As humanists, what does the next four years hold for us? Already, the American Humanist Association is taking action by encouraging our newly elected Representatives to not join the Congressional Prayer Caucus—a group that’s behind many legislative bills that reinforce “Christian nation” claims and the importance of religion, particularly Christianity, in the United States. Our lobbying team will continue to put pressure on President Obama to end federal funding to religious organizations that discriminate based on hiring. And we’ll continue to represent you and your humanist values.

I’d also like to take this opportunity to recognize Rep. Pete Stark, our humanist friend in Congress who lost a tough race in California last night. Rep. Stark has been a strong ally for church-state separation, and we thank him for all he has done to help bring secular issues to the forefront.

I encourage you to support our work on Capitol Hill by becoming a member of the American Humanist Association and receive our Action Alerts so you can help make a difference. Cheers to the next four years of progress.

Maggie Ardiente
Editor, HNN

Post-Election Analysis: What Does It All Mean for Humanists?

Posted November 07, 2012

AHA Legislative Associate Matthew Bulger reports on the winners and losers of the 2012 election. What will the next four years look like for the humanist movement? 

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AHA to Newly Elected Congress: Don’t Join Prayer Caucus

Posted November 07, 2012

The American Humanist Association sent letters to all 435 newly elected Representatives asking them not to join the Congressional Prayer Caucus when they begin office. 

Dissing Democracy: No More “We the People”

Posted November 07, 2012

Brian Magee outlines the many problems with calling the United States a democracy, from rampant voter suppression tactics to outright “buying” elections.

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The Ethical Dilemma: A New HNN Advice Column

Posted November 07, 2012

Experiencing an ethical dilemma? Need advice from a humanist perspective? In the spirit of the New York Times “The Ethicist” or Slate’s “Dear Prudence,” Humanist Network News is proud to introduce a new advice column by Joan Reisman-Brill to be featured in HNN. 

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Our Feminist Future vs. God’s Will

Posted November 07, 2012

Despite a wave of anti-feminist sentiment in the United States, humanist activists are fighting back. Sikivu Hutchinson writes on the work of the South Los Angeles-based Women’s Leadership Project to make change and inspire a new generation of feminist leaders. 

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The Clergy Project Announced Collaboration With AHA’s Humanist Society

Posted November 07, 2012

An organized group of over 300 active and former members of the clergy will be partnering with the AHA’s Humanist Society to grow the number of Humanist Celebrants—individuals who can preside over secular weddings, funerals and other events. 

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Challenging Religious Claims (In a Humanist Way)

Posted November 07, 2012

Thanks to our HNN readers who responded to last month’s “Message from the Editor” about ways people challenge religious claims in everyday life. Read stories submitted by our readers. 

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Humanist Voices in Verse: “We” by Frank S. Robinson

Posted November 07, 2012

We’re all we’ve got! Read a new poem by Frank S. Robinson titled “We.” 

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The Comics Section: Votes for Jesus

Posted November 07, 2012

It’s after Election Day, and we’re featuring the latest from The Atheist Pig!

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