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Bladensburg Cross Excludes Non-Christian Veterans, Says Humanist Group to Appeals Court

Posted April 19, 2016 at 12:12pm

“All veterans, regardless of their beliefs, deserve equal recognition and respect,” said Roy Speckhardt.

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Representative Mike Honda Introduces Legislation to Honor National Day of Reason

Posted April 12, 2016 at 4:41pm

The AHA urges US legislators to recognize the National Day of Reason.

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Humanists to Supreme Court: Women’s Health Takes Priority Over Employers’ Religion

Posted March 22, 2016 at 8:58am

The AHA urges the Court to protect church/state separation and reproductive rights.

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Texas School Board Meeting Prayers Violate the First Amendment

Posted March 07, 2016 at 11:33am

The AHA's legal center defends its lawsuit against the Birdville Independent School District's school board prayers.

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Bladensburg Cross Endorses Religion, Says Humanist Group in Appeal

Posted February 29, 2016 at 3:35pm

The AHA argues that the Bladensburg cross monument endorses Christianity and ignores non-Christian veterans.

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Humanists Affirm Commitment to Social Justice Advocacy

Posted February 25, 2016 at 9:13am

The AHA welcomes Sincere Kirabo as its social justice coordinator.

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Stop Fundraising for Ten Commandments Monument, Says Humanist Group to Arkansas Senator

Posted February 23, 2016 at 2:29pm

Arkansas Sen. Rapert wants to erect a religious monument at the State Capitol.

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American Humanist Association Presents University Humanist Award to Pitzer College

Posted February 16, 2016 at 9:10am

Dr. Phil Zuckerman, founder of Pitzer's Secular Studies program, accepts an award from the AHA.

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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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