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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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Humanist Group Sends Letter Criticizing Congressional Prayer Caucus

Posted February 24, 2015 at 9:21am

The American Humanist Association urges newly elected members of Congress to uphold church/state separation.

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Carnegie Mellon Presented with University Humanist Award

Posted February 12, 2015 at 8:59am

The American Humanist Association proudly recognizes CMU's student Humanist League.

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Statement on the Shootings in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Posted February 11, 2015 at 3:43pm

The American Humanist Association strongly condemns the fatal acts of violence committed in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

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Darwin Day Honors Science, Celebrates Humanity Around the World

Posted February 11, 2015 at 9:01am

Tomorrow people everywhere will be honoring the accomplishments of Charles Darwin.

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Connecticut Leads Promotion of National Darwin Day

Posted February 11, 2015 at 9:01am

The American Humanist Association is grateful to Rep. Himes and Sen. Blumenthal for introducing Darwin Day resolutions.

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Public School Promptly Addresses Establishment Clause Violation in Morning Announcements

Posted February 09, 2015 at 3:04pm

The Appignani Humanist Legal Center defends the rights of two atheist high schoolers.

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Judge Dismisses Atheist Group's 'Under God' Pledge Case in New Jersey

Posted February 06, 2015 at 2:50pm

Leaders at the American Humanist Association express disappointment.

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Humanist Celebrant to Participate in 'Wedding Week,' Offering Free Weddings

Posted February 06, 2015 at 9:04am

The Humanists of North Alabama stand up for marriage equality.

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The American Humanist Association has been nominated by the Reddit community to...

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A very happy 542nd birthday to Nicolaus Copernicus! Although he was a believer,...

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