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Humanist Group Pleased that Public School Ceases Christian Choir Music

Posted November 21, 2014 at 12:20pm

The Appignani Humanist Legal Center celebrates a victory for church/state separation!

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Public Elementary School Can’t Fundraise for Church, Says Humanist Group

Posted November 20, 2014 at 12:46pm

A school in South Carolina is raising money to support a proselytizing local church.

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Nonbelievers Offer Godless Alternatives to Thanksgiving Prayer

Posted November 20, 2014 at 9:02am

The American Humanist Association has examples of expressions of gratitude that don't require a god.

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Louisiana School District Ends Prayers at Student Assemblies

Posted November 19, 2014 at 4:35pm

A school responds to the Appignani Humanist Legal Center's letter demanding that they cease offering prayers.

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Student Reprimanded for Sitting Out Pledge of Allegiance Receives Apology

Posted November 18, 2014 at 5:24pm

A Wisconsin student who objects to "under God" will now be permitted to remain seated during the Pledge.

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Public High School Veterans Day Assembly Can’t Include Prayer, Says Humanist Group

Posted November 18, 2014 at 9:57am

A Louisiana school incorporates a Christian prayer into a mandatory student event.

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Humanist Group Defends California Student Punished for Omitting “Under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance

Posted November 11, 2014 at 4:35pm

The American Humanist Association defends an agnostic student disciplined for exercising his rights.

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Police and Pastors Can’t Partner in City-Sponsored Program, Says Humanist Group

Posted November 11, 2014 at 9:44am

The Appginani Humanist Legal Center sends a letter to a Texas city deputizing clergy.

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Board of Education Can’t Give Public Property to Church, Says Humanist Group

Posted October 24, 2014 at 3:02pm

The Appignani Humanist Legal Center objects to an Ohio Board's plan to dispose of school property.

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California School District Apologizes to Atheist Student

Posted October 24, 2014 at 10:35am

School district allows student to sit out the Pledge of Allegiance and removes a prayer banner from classroom.

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