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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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Statement on the Murder of Humanist Blogger, Oyasiqur Rhaman

Posted March 30, 2015 at 1:27pm

After another humanist blogger is tragically murdered, AHA calls for hearings on the persecution of nontheists.

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Breaking the Silence of Women in the Bible Belt: Humanist Press Announces Release of ‘Once You Had Hands’ by Tasha Golden

Posted March 27, 2015 at 9:18am

Stunning new book of poetry from Humanist Press!

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Humanist Group Defends Right of Maine Student to Sit Out the Pledge of Allegiance

Posted March 09, 2015 at 10:26am

The American Humanist Association continues its Pledge boycott to remove "under God."

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Uphold the Rights of Same-Sex Couples, Says Humanist Group to U.S. Supreme Court

Posted March 05, 2015 at 2:33pm

The Appignani Humanist Legal Center has filed an amicus curiae brief on Obergefell v. Hodges.

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Feminist and Skeptic Barbara G. Walker Publishes New Book from Humanist Press

Posted March 02, 2015 at 9:01am

Walker's collection of essays on religion's oppression of women is now available from Humanist Press.

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Statement on the Murder of Avijit Roy, a Humanist, Bangladeshi-American Blogger

Posted February 27, 2015 at 10:49am

In response to Avijit Roy's tragic death, AHA demands that Congress hold hearings on the persecution of nonbelievers.

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Humanist Group Files Lawsuit to Assert the Rights of Atheist, Humanist Inmates

Posted February 26, 2015 at 8:59am

The Appignani Humanist Legal Center advocates for a humanist prisoner in North Carolina.

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