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School Officials Enforce Dress Code by Requiring Students to Stand for Pledge of Allegiance

Posted October 21, 2014 at 12:37pm

American Humanist Association objects to this violation of students’ constitutional rights.

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Christian Scripture on School Monument Will Be Removed, Says Georgia School Board

Posted October 15, 2014 at 9:59am

In response to a letter from the Appignani Humanist Legal Center, a public school will uphold church/state separation.

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Letter from Humanist Group Prompts High School to Remove Religious Materials from Classroom

Posted October 14, 2014 at 1:30pm

At the urging of the Appignani Humanist Legal Center, a public school teacher takes down a religious calendar.

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Ohio Student Sits out Pledge of Allegiance, Told He Will Be Punished

Posted October 14, 2014 at 12:44pm

The Appignani Humanist Legal Center sends a letter to defend the rights of a student sitting out the Pledge.

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Public Elementary School Distributes Gideon Bibles to Students

Posted October 14, 2014 at 11:38am

The Rankin County School District violates the First Amendment and a consent decree.

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Atheist Student in Florida Gets Apology, Permission to Boycott the Pledge

Posted October 14, 2014 at 8:59am

Student punished for sitting out the Pledge of Allegiance gets an apology from the school district.

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Pledge of Allegiance Boycott Reveals Harassment Directed at Atheist Students

Posted October 13, 2014 at 9:01am

Students who stand up to "under God" by sitting down are repeatedly threatened with punishment.

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Atheist Group Defends Florida Student Punished for Boycotting Pledge of Allegiance

Posted October 09, 2014 at 1:59pm

An atheist student is suspended after exercising his right to remain seated during the Pledge.

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Public School Teacher Promotes Prayer, Punishes Atheist Student for Sitting out Pledge of Allegiance

Posted October 09, 2014 at 12:14pm

The Appignani Humanist Legal Center responds to Establishment Clause violations at a California school.

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Atheist Student Objects to ‘Under God’ in Pledge of Allegiance, Told She is Disrespectful to U.S. Military

Posted October 08, 2014 at 10:50am

The Appignani Humanist Legal Center defends the rights of students to sit out the Pledge.

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