For Immediate Release
Contact: Patrick Hudson, Communications Assistant, firstname.lastname@example.org, 202-238-9088
Monica Miller, Senior Counsel, email@example.com, 202-238-9088
(Pensacola, FL, June 13th, 2017)—The American Humanist Association’s Appignani Legal Center, in support of its motion for summary judgment in its case challenging a city’s giant cross display in Pensacola, FL, will present oral arguments before the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida.
When: Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 1 pm
Where: Winston E. Arnow Federal Building, 100 N. Palafox St. Pensacola, FL 32502
Who: Monica Miller, senior counsel at the Appignani Humanist Legal Center, will present oral arguments and will be available to speak with the media.
Why: The American Humanist Association, along with the Freedom From Religion Foundation, filed for summary judgment in April on behalf of local residents, arguing that the City of Pensacola’s large cross, maintained by the city in a city park, violates the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment.
More Information: Members of the press who would like more information should contact Patrick Hudson, Communications Assistant 202-238-9088, ext 105, firstname.lastname@example.org
More information on the AHA’s summary judgment can be found here.
Founded in 1941 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., the American Humanist Association (AHA) works to protect the rights of humanists, atheists, and other non-religious Americans. The AHA advances the ethical and life-affirming philosophy of humanism, which—without beliefs in any gods or other supernatural forces—encourages individuals to live informed and meaningful lives that aspire to the greater good of humanity.
Special thanks to the Louis J. Appignani Foundation for their support of the Appignani Humanist Legal Center.