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Humanists Around the World Celebrate Darwin Day to Promote Science and Evolution

Posted February 11, 2016 at 9:05am

Feb. 12, 2016, marks the 207th birthday of Charles Darwin!

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Darwin Day Declared in Delaware by Governor Markell

Posted February 04, 2016 at 9:00am

The proclamation declares Feb. 12 to be “Charles Darwin Day in the State of Delaware.”

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Darwin on the Palouse Celebrates Science and Reason

Posted January 20, 2016 at 10:09am

The Humanists of the Palouse, with the Secular Student Alliance chapters at WSU and UI, will host a Darwin Day event.

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American Humanist Association Welcomes Secular Coalition for America’s New Executive Director

Posted January 12, 2016 at 11:48am

"Larry Decker brings a wealth of experience in bipartisan lobbying and coalition building," said Roy Speckhardt.

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Humanist Group Appeals Lawsuit against Bladensburg Cross Monument

Posted December 28, 2015 at 1:07pm

The AHA files a notice of appeal stating that the Bladensburg cross has the clear effect of endorsing religion.

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Victory for Humanist Group after Mississippi Courthouse Allows Atheist Display Next to Nativity

Posted December 22, 2015 at 3:20pm

“We are satisfied that the courthouse has chosen to be inclusive of religious and nonreligious displays," said Roy Speckhardt.

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Humanist Press Challenges Misconceptions about Atheists in New Book on Secular Activists

Posted December 18, 2015 at 9:00am

Godless Grace by David Orenstein and Linda Ford Blaikie profiles humanist activists around the world.

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Humanist Group Will Sue to Remove Mississippi Courthouse Nativity Scene

Posted December 15, 2015 at 12:31pm

After Harrison County officials refuse to remove an unconstitutional nativity, the AHA announces it will file a lawsuit.

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Humanist Group Stops Christian Proselytizing Program in South Carolina Schools

Posted December 14, 2015 at 9:02am

After the AHA intervenes, a public school cancels its Operation Christmas Child program.

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Freedom of Thought 2015 Report Reveals Global Increase in Persecution of Humanists

Posted December 10, 2015 at 10:30am

IHEU's new report, which the AHA is sharing in the US, reveals discrimination and even death of humanists worldwide.

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