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National Day of Reason, Secular Alternative to National Day of Prayer, Celebrated by Humanists and Church-State Advocates

Posted May 06, 2015 at 7:59am

Tomorrow marks the National Day of Reason, secular and inclusive alternative to National Day of Prayer.

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Humanist Groups Express Solidarity with Baltimore, Call for End to Racial Injustice and Violence

Posted May 04, 2015 at 9:07am

AHA and the Frederick Douglass Humanist Society of Baltimore offer humanist response to Freddie Gray's death.

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Humanist Group Files for Summary Judgment in Case Against Bladensburg Cross

Posted May 04, 2015 at 8:59am

AHA calls for Court to declare 40-foot cross on public land an Establishment Clause violation.

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Humanists Convene in Denver to Celebrate "Mile High Humanism"

Posted April 30, 2015 at 8:59am

From Thursday, May 7, 2015, through Sunday, May 10, 2015, AHA will host its 74th Annual Conference in Denver, CO.

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National Day of Reason Resolution Introduced for the First Time in U.S. House of Representatives

Posted April 29, 2015 at 2:05pm

U.S. Rep. Mike Honda sponsors alternative to National Day of Prayer.

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U.S. Supreme Court Must Recognize Marriage Rights of Same-Sex Couples, Says Humanist Group

Posted April 27, 2015 at 9:01am

In advance of oral arguments for Obergefell v. Hodges, AHA urges the Court to support marriage equality.

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Colorado Public School Ends Endorsement of Christian Evangelical Program

Posted April 22, 2015 at 10:16am

American Humanist Association and SkyView Academy reach settlement.

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Teachers Can’t Give Out Bibles, Says Oklahoma School District in Response to Humanist Group’s Letter

Posted April 13, 2015 at 10:50am

AHA defends church-state separation in Oklahoma.

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Humanist Group Defends Right of Student Who Was Refused Treatment by School Nurse for Sitting Out the Pledge of Allegiance

Posted April 09, 2015 at 11:51am

The American Humanist Association defends a student who was berated by school staff for opting out of the Pledge.

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Humanist Group Takes Public School to Task for Distributing Bibles During Holy Week

Posted April 03, 2015 at 2:23pm

The Appignani Humanist Legal Center admonishes an Oklahoma school for passing out Gideon Bibles.

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We are counting down the final days to AHA's 74th Annual Conference! Are you rea...

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We stand with Baltimore. We stand with Freddie Gray. We stand for peace and just...

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Today the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the marriage equality case O...

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Tomorrow, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on the marriage equality ca...

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Thank you Justin Vollmar for translating the Humanist Manifesto III into America...

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Happy Friday Everyone!

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Yesterday was Openly Secular Day. Coming from Texas, AHA's Matt Bulger shares hi...

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How are politicians catering to Christianity?

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