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Texas School Board Prayers Are Unconstitutional, Says Humanist Group to District Court

Posted July 19, 2016 at 9:02am

“Public school boards should be neutral on religion,” said Roy Speckhardt, executive director of the AHA.

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A “Christian Country” That Supports Discrimination?

Posted July 13, 2016 at 2:08pm

Help oppose the First Amendment Defense Act!

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Louisiana School Fails to Change Pledge of Allegiance Policy, Requires Students to Stand

Posted July 07, 2016 at 9:03am

The AHA strongly criticizes the Lafayette School District for failing to uphold students' First Amendment rights.  

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AHA Joins Groups Urging U.S. House to Cancel Anti-LGBTQ "First Amendment Defense Act" Hearing

Posted July 06, 2016 at 1:55pm

Hearing scheduled to take place on one-month anniversary of Orlando shooting.

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Missouri Funds Shouldn’t Go to Church Preschool, Humanist Group Tells US Supreme Court

Posted July 06, 2016 at 11:27am

The AHA signs on to an amicus brief in support of Missouri's only issuing state grants to secular organizations.

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Coalition Opposes Reauthorization of DC School Voucher Program

Posted June 22, 2016 at 3:28pm

Program fails to offer greater opportunities for academic achievement.

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Missouri School District’s Religious Field Trips Must Stop, Humanist Group Demands

Posted June 22, 2016 at 2:59pm

The AHA files a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against against the Joplin Public School District.

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Fourth Circuit Vacates South Carolina Court Ruling on Prayers at Graduation Ceremonies

Posted June 21, 2016 at 3:02pm

The Fourth Circuit ruling gives humanists their day in court.

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California Will Provide Faith-Free Rehab Programs for Nontheist Parolee

Posted June 20, 2016 at 11:21am

In response to the AHA's demands, a nontheist may now attend secular treatment programs.

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Humanist Poetry Book Recognized as Finalist for Ohio Award

Posted June 15, 2016 at 9:00am

"Once You Had Hands," published by Humanist Press, is nominated for the 2016 Ohioana Book Award in Poetry.

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