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Humanist Group to Appeal South Carolina Court Decision on Religious Graduations

Posted May 19, 2015 at 11:37am

The American Humanist Association objects to a ruling that prayers at public school events are constitutional.

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Texas School Board Must Stop Christian Prayers at Public Meetings, Demands Humanist Group

Posted May 18, 2015 at 3:38pm

The American Humanist Association files a lawsuit against the Birdville Independent School District.

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A Statement on the Murder of Humanist Blogger Ananta Bijoy Das

Posted May 12, 2015 at 11:24am

The American Humanist Association calls for an end to the killing of secular bloggers in Bangladesh.

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National Day of Reason, Secular Alternative to National Day of Prayer, Celebrated by Humanists and Church-State Advocates

Posted May 06, 2015 at 7:59am

Tomorrow marks the National Day of Reason, secular and inclusive alternative to National Day of Prayer.

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Humanist Groups Express Solidarity with Baltimore, Call for End to Racial Injustice and Violence

Posted May 04, 2015 at 9:07am

AHA and the Frederick Douglass Humanist Society of Baltimore offer humanist response to Freddie Gray's death.

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Humanist Group Files for Summary Judgment in Case Against Bladensburg Cross

Posted May 04, 2015 at 8:59am

AHA calls for Court to declare 40-foot cross on public land an Establishment Clause violation.

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Humanists Convene in Denver to Celebrate "Mile High Humanism"

Posted April 30, 2015 at 8:59am

From Thursday, May 7, 2015, through Sunday, May 10, 2015, AHA will host its 74th Annual Conference in Denver, CO.

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National Day of Reason Resolution Introduced for the First Time in U.S. House of Representatives

Posted April 29, 2015 at 2:05pm

U.S. Rep. Mike Honda sponsors alternative to National Day of Prayer.

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U.S. Supreme Court Must Recognize Marriage Rights of Same-Sex Couples, Says Humanist Group

Posted April 27, 2015 at 9:01am

In advance of oral arguments for Obergefell v. Hodges, AHA urges the Court to support marriage equality.

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Colorado Public School Ends Endorsement of Christian Evangelical Program

Posted April 22, 2015 at 10:16am

American Humanist Association and SkyView Academy reach settlement.

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AHA's Legislative Associate, Matthew Bulger, covers last week's congressional br...

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In case you missed Lawrence M. Krauss at AHA's 74th Annual Conference in Denver...

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Is it a sign!? Move over Jesus toast, there's a new symbol in town. A happy huma...

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#MemorialDay

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Christian numbers are declining, "Nones" are on the rise. Is this just a reactio...

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Happy Friday Everyone!

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According to Pew Research's latest study, America's religious landscape is chang...

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Evangelist Franklin Graham calls on supporters to pray that Ruth Bader Ginsburg...

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George W. Bush gets something right?

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We're happy to welcome a new chapter, Montgomery Humanists, to the American Huma...

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This week on the Humanist Hour Podcast, Bo Bennett and Kim Ellington speak with...

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As we have seen by the recent murders of three nonreligious bloggers—Ananta Bijo...

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Jennifer Bardi, editor-in-chief of the Humanist magazine, recaps the AHA's 74th...

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Prospective Student Webinar this Thursday! Considering the next class of The Hum...

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Help the Louisville Atheists and Freethinkers represent humanists at this year's...

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Humanist Pioneer Awardee Isaiah Smith, stands up for separation of church and st...

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A South Carolina court has ruled that prayer in public school graduations doesn'...

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Right-wing media loves terrorism stories, so how did they all manage to miss thi...

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Omaha Metro Area Humanist Association, a chapter of AHA, is participating in Oma...

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This week on the Humanist, Becky Garrison sits down with Quiet Company's Taylor...

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Don't miss the Humanist "Ask Me Anything" session with Kristin Wintermute, Execu...

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We love to see our fellow free-thinkers doing what they can to help out humanity...

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