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Humanist Group Applauds U.S. Supreme Court Decision for Marriage Equality

Posted June 26, 2015 at 10:36am

“Our country is finally moving beyond outdated, religious definitions of marriage,” said Roy Speckhardt.

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American Humanist Association's Statement on the Charleston Shootings

Posted June 18, 2015 at 12:29pm

The American Humanist Association is saddened by yesterday's tragic shooting.

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American Humanist Association Mourns Death of Anne Nicol Gaylor

Posted June 15, 2015 at 1:46pm

AHA is saddened to learn of the death of prominent atheist activist.

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Humanist Groups Educate Congress About International Religious Freedom

Posted June 08, 2015 at 9:05am

Tomorrow, AHA will host congressional briefings in response to the deaths of three Bangladeshi freethought bloggers.

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Florida Government Can’t Display Ten Commandments, Says Humanist Group

Posted June 03, 2015 at 12:45pm

AHA decries deliberate promotion of religion on public land.

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Humanists to Host Congressional Briefings on the State of International Religious Freedom

Posted June 02, 2015 at 9:08am

On June 9, AHA, with other secular groups, will educate legislators about intolerance toward atheists.

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Florida School Backs Down After Suspending Student for Sitting Out the Pledge of Allegiance

Posted June 01, 2015 at 11:51am

AHA defends a student's right to freedom of speech.

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Humanist Group Sues Missouri Officials for Religious Field Trip

Posted May 27, 2015 at 12:31pm

AHA steps in to defend students' rights after a public school sends them to a Christian sports complex.

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Humanist Group to Appeal South Carolina Court Decision on Religious Graduations

Posted May 19, 2015 at 11:37am

The American Humanist Association objects to a ruling that prayers at public school events are constitutional.

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Texas School Board Must Stop Christian Prayers at Public Meetings, Demands Humanist Group

Posted May 18, 2015 at 3:38pm

The American Humanist Association files a lawsuit against the Birdville Independent School District.

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