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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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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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Phil Robertson's most recent hateful comments about non-theists and rape were ou...

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We are happy to announce the 2015 AHA Keynote Speaker for this year's annual con...

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We're happy to welcome a new chapter, Northeast Ohio Humanist Association, to th...

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Happy Birthday to the incredible Gloria Steinem! Gloria was AHA's 2012 Humanist...

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We want to hear from you! Please take a minute to complete this survey on the A...

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For those who "liked" our page today after watching last night's CNN segment on...

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This website is so cool! You can buy a t-shirt, poster or tote with the entire...

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Our friends at the United Church of Bacon (yes, it's real!) were recently discri...

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Do you think public schools should continue to observe religious holidays?

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More Americans are turning away from organized religion! Watch AHA Communication...

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The new Netflix series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt adds a little humor to doomsday...

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Over half of the population in the US would not support an atheist presidential...

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Our friends Harry and Charlotte Shaughnessy of the Triangle Freethought Society...

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Join the community that led activists like Steve Ahlquist and others to a deeper...

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Have a great weekend, happy humanists! #dayofhappiness

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"Do You Believe?" the latest Christian film just released today in theaters, app...

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Have you seen "Chappie"? Tell us what you thought.

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The AHA conference is right around the corner and we can't wait! Join us in De...

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Episode 19 of the Cartoon History of Humanism is out now!

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Which major U.S. cities have the most religiously unaffiliated residents?

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Latest Huffington Post article from AHA Executive Director, Roy Speckhardt. Whe...

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Through a cooperative program between Foundation Beyond Belief and the American...

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If you're planning to attend the AHA Conference in Denver in May and you live in...

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What do specific groups think about scientific issues?

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Trying to ban marriage for any non-religious person? What is the deal Oklahoma?

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Brotherhood that breeds hate for their fellow Humans. How do these groups still...

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