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Thanksgiving Non-Prayers for Humanists

Posted November 20, 2013

Need a secular grace this Thanksgiving? HNN readers and AHA members submit their own Thanksgiving “non-prayers” that can satisfy both religious and non-religious family members before the big meal!

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Thanksgiving Recipes from the AHA Staff

Posted November 20, 2013

AHA staffers love Thanksgiving! Read the stories behind our favorite recipes, and test out a recipe for yourself this Thanksgiving!

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Dropping the Ball On Respect: Why the Washington Redskins Should Change Its Name

Posted November 20, 2013

Many Americans are preparing this Thanksgiving for food and football—and the movement to change the name of Washington DC’s football team is making national news. Matthew Bulger argues why it’s time to make a change.

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LGBTQ Humanist Council: Honor Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20th

Posted November 20, 2013

Lucas McCahill of the LGBTQ Humanist Council—Baltimore Chapter shares the history behind Transgender Day of Remembrance and encourages all AHA Chapters and Affiliates to participate in supporting Trans rights.

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Humanist Charities Raise Over $25,000 for Typhoon Haiyan Relief

Posted November 20, 2013

A big thank you goes out to all of our members who contributed generously to the Philippine Typhoon Relief Fund and the Philippine Atheist and Agnostic Society (PATAS)! Read an update from PATAS founder, Marissa Langseth.

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Buildings, Conferences, YouTube, and More: How AHA Chapters Expand Their Outreach

Posted November 20, 2013

AHA Chapters and Affiliates are reaching out like never before. Learn how local groups are using sleek websites, advanced social media, and more to make an impact in their communities.

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Book Review: Alan Weisman’s "Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth?"

Posted November 20, 2013

Is overpopulation the source of the world’s problems? Author Alan Weisman thinks so. HNN’s resident book reviewer David Chivers reviews Weisman’s latest book.

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Humanist Voices in Verse: “Supper on Shawmut”

Posted November 20, 2013

Read the latest poem by HNN poetry editor Daniel Thomas Moran.

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The Ethical Dilemma: Is Thanksgiving a Religious or Secular Holiday?

Posted November 20, 2013

Joan Reisman-Bill answers your questions this week about the ethics of Thanksgiving and merit-based scholarships for college students.

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The Comics Section: Thanksgiving Theme

Posted November 20, 2013

Thanksgiving comics by Jesus and Mo, Ape Not Monkey, and The Bad Chemicals!

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MESSAGE FROM THE EDITOR: A Humanist Response to Typhoon Haiyan

Posted November 13, 2013

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As a Filipina, I was particularly saddened to learn about the devastation after Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda hit the Philippines over the weekend. But when disaster strikes, I know I can always rely on humanists who are ready to respond with generous financial donations, knowing that using money to purchase food, water and medical supplies is far more useful than sending prayers, Bibles, or proselytizing materials. As the great agnostic Robert G. Ingersoll said, “The hands that help are better far than lips that pray.”

Humanist Charities, the charitable arm of the American Humanist Association, is partnering with the Philippine Atheist & Agnostic Society (PATAS) to send funds that will bring food and water to victims on the Hilutungan Island of Cebu—an area particularly hit hard by the typhoon. I hope you can give $10, $20, or any amount—it truly makes a difference for those in need. You have my sincerest thanks.

Maggie Ardiente
Editor, HNN
@MaggieArdiente

 

Join Your Friends in Unholy Matrimony: Humanist Institute Offers Wedding Officiant Training Online

Posted November 13, 2013

Want to become a Humanist Celebrant but need training in how to officiate a wedding? Courses are now available online through The Humanist Institute, the educational adjunct of the American Humanist Association.

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Legal Victory! South Carolina Public School Cuts Ties with Evangelical Program

Posted November 13, 2013

The Appignani Humanist Legal Center successfully stopped an elementary school from continuing to work with the evangelical organization Samaritan’s Purse.

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When Words Matter: Would Humanists Benefit From Being More Open to Religious Language?

Posted November 13, 2013

Jason Torpy, AHA’s board treasurer, reacts to the media calling the popular Sunday Assembly an “atheist megachurch” and asks whether there’s room for “spiritual” people in the freethought movement.

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The History of Greece v. Galloway: Will Prayers Be Allowed at Town Meetings?

Posted November 13, 2013

Last week’s Supreme Court hearing of a case challenging prayers before public legislative meetings will make a huge impact. Bill Burgess of the AHA’s Appignani Humanist Legal Center analyzes the case’s history and what the justices’ said during oral arguments.

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