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Humanist Network News, or HNN, is a weekly Internet magazine produced by the American Humanist Association (AHA). A typical edition of HNN contains news, opinion, lifestyle pieces, cartoons and humor...just like a regular newspaper except each piece addresses the nonreligious philosophy of humanism. HNN articles are written by the staff of the AHA and a variety of guest writers. HNN is published every Wednesday.

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Recent HNN Articles

Chapter Profile: Red Bank Humanists

Posted February 16, 2011

This week’s featured chapter is the Red Bank Humanists of New Jersey. President Stephen Mitchell describes the group’s current programs and plans for the future.

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The Comics Section

Posted February 16, 2011

This week’s comics feature Jesus and Mo addressing the virtues of abstinence-only education and Freethunk! where the Ten Commandments might not be so complete.

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Message from the President: Don't call Harry an atheist!

Posted February 09, 2011

My friend Harry, who is nearing retirement, doesn't believe in any gods. But he gets upset when I call him an atheist. When I asked him why he shuns the "atheist" label, he launched into a forceful explanation: "Why should I identify as something I don't believe?" he asked. "I don't believe in fairies or astrology, but I don't identify that way! Why should I identify as a non-believer in gods?" I listened to this explanation, but it didn't quite satisfy me.

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The Reagan Centennial and the Rise of the Christian Right

Posted February 09, 2011

As right-wing conservatives celebrate the 100th anniversary of Reagan’s birth, Bill Daehler takes a look at how Reagan’s policies shaped the political debate and gave rise to the religious right.

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Equal Rights for All: Building Local LGBT Humanist Councils

Posted February 09, 2011

Michael Friedman, coordinator of the AHA’s national LGBT Humanist Council, promotes ways in which humanist local groups can increase their involvement in LGBT issues.

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Darwin in Kansas: University Atheist Group Celebrates Darwin Day

Posted February 09, 2011

Conrad Hudson, vice president of the Society of Open-Minded Atheists and Agnostics (SOMA), a student group at the University of Kansas, shares plans for Darwin Day this February 12.

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It’s Not Just Evolution They’re Attacking

Posted February 09, 2011

The Religious Right has expanded its war on reason to include the science of climate change.

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Staff Profile: Sean Mulligan, Spring Intern

Posted February 09, 2011

This week’s Humanist Network News Staff Profile features one of our interns for the spring semester, Sean Mulligan, a first-year Master’s candidate at American University in Washington DC.

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