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American Humanist News and Actions

Humanists Object to Georgia Sheriff's Religious Sign

Posted November 25, 2015 at 11:14am

Divisive religious sign recently erected by the sheriff in Harris County, Georgia.

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Humanist Group Condemns California Mayor’s Prayer Rally

Posted November 19, 2015 at 3:53pm

The AHA steps in after Stockton Mayor sponsors a prayer rally and hosts town meetings in churches.

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Humanist Group Expresses Support for Investigation into Catholic Church Child Sex Abuse

Posted November 16, 2015 at 9:21am

U.S. government must address the epidemic of child abuse.

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A Humanist Statement on the Paris Terrorist Attacks

Posted November 16, 2015 at 9:20am

An attack on all people in the world who value human dignity and modern secular society.

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Humanist Group Stops Bible Distribution in Kansas Public School

Posted November 15, 2015 at 9:15am

Students must learn in an environment free from state-endorsed religious influence. 

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Massachusetts Pastafarian Wins Right to Wear a Colander in Driver’s License Photo, Thanks to Humanist Group

Posted November 13, 2015 at 10:49am

Appignani Humanist Legal Center assists member of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster.

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Humanist Group Gets Nativity Display Removed from Arkansas Courthouse

Posted November 12, 2015 at 12:26pm

AHA wins victory for church/state separation in Baxter County, AR.

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No More Gideon Bible Distributions, Humanist Group Warns Kansas School District

Posted November 10, 2015 at 12:49pm

The American Humanist Association defends an atheist student who felt unwelcome after teachers promoted Gideon Bibles.

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Humanist Group’s Letter Stops Mississippi School District from Promoting Religion and Disparaging Atheism

Posted November 04, 2015 at 10:08am

Rankin County School District informs its employees of their obligations under the First Amendment.

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Student May Sit During the Pledge of Allegiance, Says New York School to Humanist Group

Posted October 29, 2015 at 1:49pm

Teacher who told student, "I don't care about the law" has apologized to the student and class.

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