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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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A Statement on the Murder of Humanist Blogger Ananta Bijoy Das

Posted May 12, 2015 at 11:24am

The American Humanist Association calls for an end to the killing of secular bloggers in Bangladesh.

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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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