AHA News |  

Will Your Senators and Representative Stand Up for Reason?

Dear Friend,

The National Day of Reason, which will be held on May 1st 2014, is fast approaching! The National Day of Reason celebrates the application of reason and the positive impact it has had on humanity, whether in developing new technologies or guiding reason-based public policy.

The National Day of Reason is an opportunity to reaffirm the constitutional separation of religion and government, which is especially relevant considering that the National Day of Prayer, which is held on the same day, asks government officials to encourage their constituents to join them in prayer.

Every year we call upon members of Congress to show their commitment to reason and the separation of church and state by entering a statement into the congressional record honoring the National Day of Reason. We need your help to make sure that as many members of Congress as possible make statements recognizing this year’s National Day of Reason and opposing the National Day of Prayer.

Stand up for reason and the separation of church and state by contacting your Representative and Senators and urging them to make a statement honoring the National Day of Reason.

This is an important opportunity to fight back against the religious right and their massive influence on Congress. While several members of Congress have honored the National Day of Reason in the past, we need even more government officials to recognize this day if we truly want to have a nationwide impact.

Take a second right now to contact your Representative and Senators and demand that they enter a statement into the congressional record honoring the National Day of Reason.

Thank you for taking action in support of reason.

Sincerely,

Roy Speckhardt, Executive Director
Roy Speckhardt
Executive Director

American Humanist Association

The Institute for Women's Policy Research says that women may not achieve equal...

3 days ago

American Humanist Association

Happy Friday to all of you wonderful people! Here is the computer scientist and...

4 days ago

American Humanist Association

Should you hide who you are in order to get what you want?

4 days ago

American Humanist Association

How do race and religion shape the millennial generation's views on sexual/repro...

4 days ago

American Humanist Association

Take a look at how things are changing for the millennial generation from their...

5 days ago

American Humanist Association

Phil Robertson's most recent hateful comments about non-theists and rape were ou...

5 days ago

American Humanist Association

We are happy to announce the 2015 AHA Keynote Speaker for this year's annual con...

5 days ago

American Humanist Association

We're happy to welcome a new chapter, Northeast Ohio Humanist Association, to th...

6 days ago

American Humanist Association

Happy Birthday to the incredible Gloria Steinem! Gloria was AHA's 2012 Humanist...

6 days ago

American Humanist Association

We want to hear from you! Please take a minute to complete this survey on the A...

6 days ago

American Humanist Association

For those who "liked" our page today after watching last night's CNN segment on...

6 days ago

American Humanist Association

This website is so cool! You can buy a t-shirt, poster or tote with the entire...

7 days ago

American Humanist Association

Our friends at the United Church of Bacon (yes, it's real!) were recently discri...

7 days ago

American Humanist Association

Do you think public schools should continue to observe religious holidays?

7 days ago

American Humanist Association

More Americans are turning away from organized religion! Watch AHA Communication...

8 days ago

American Humanist Association

The new Netflix series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt adds a little humor to doomsday...

8 days ago

American Humanist Association

Over half of the population in the US would not support an atheist presidential...

8 days ago

American Humanist Association

Our friends Harry and Charlotte Shaughnessy of the Triangle Freethought Society...

8 days ago

American Humanist Association

Join the community that led activists like Steve Ahlquist and others to a deeper...

10 days ago

American Humanist Association

Have a great weekend, happy humanists! #dayofhappiness

11 days ago

American Humanist Association

"Do You Believe?" the latest Christian film just released today in theaters, app...

11 days ago

American Humanist Association

Have you seen "Chappie"? Tell us what you thought.

11 days ago

American Humanist Association

The AHA conference is right around the corner and we can't wait! Join us in De...

12 days ago

American Humanist Association

Episode 19 of the Cartoon History of Humanism is out now!

12 days ago