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Tell President Obama not to cave to the Religious Right on contraceptives.
Recognizing Charles Darwin on his birthday, Feb. 12, is important to promote scientific inquiry.
Humanists and atheists are hopeful that the strong decision issued today by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals overturning a gay marriage ban in California will be upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Today, atheists, agnostics, freethinkers and humanists in the Palouse region of the Pacific Northwest joined forces to announce the launch of their coalition and its first event, Darwin on the Palouse, with PZ Myers, Daniel Dennett, Jen McCreight and Fred Edwords in a pair of International Darwin Day events at two local universities.
AHA applauds federal judge's ruling ordering the immediate removal of a prayer banner in a Rhode Island high school.
Humanists Disappointed in Supreme Court’s Decision to Allow Religious Groups to Discriminate in EmploymentPosted January 11, 2012 at 4:01pm
Leadership at the AHA express disappointment with the Supreme Court’s decision exempting religious employers from anti-discrimination laws.
Millions of tax dollars are again being proposed for failed abstinence-only sex education programs.
Humanists and atheists are saddened by the death of the prolific writer and outspoken atheist, Christopher Hitchens. “Humanity has lost a powerful stalwart for atheism,” said Roy Speckhardt, executive director of the American Humanist Association. “Christopher Hitchens changed the discussion about religion and non-belief by championing public criticism of theology.”
We are asking for your support in contacting your senators to ask they reauthorize and improve the Violence Against Women Act.
As part of the Coalition Against Religious Discrimination (CARD), the American Humanist Association is asking the Obama Admiration to fulfill a campaign promise and fully reverse religious discrimination policies put in place by the previous administration. These policies give a pass to organizations that receive federal funds but discriminate in their hiring practices on religious grounds. Other than a promise to review instances on a “case-by-case” basis, the Obama Administration has not officially reversed this policy.