SCOTUS Will Hear a Collection of Humanist Issues
You have read a lot in these pages over the past months about the recent decision by the Supreme Court of the United States that ruled—incorrectly, we believe—that a towering cross can stand on public... Read More
The Beauty of Universal Benefits
Pete Buttigieg scored some points at last week’s Democratic debate by going against popular party opinion on the issue of free college tuition. It isn’t fair, Mayor Pete argued, to make working-class families pay for... Read More
When a person mentions the word reparations, many conjure up an image of a zig-zagging, hundred-mile trail of black people lined up at the door of the White House, cartoon money bags in hand, waiting... Read More
The Freedom and Beauty of Assembly: Ethical Humanists Strive to Reclaim Democracy For All
To a more perfect union we aspire and lift our voices from the fire. These are the closing words of Jean Rohe’s “National Anthem: Arise! Arise!,” which was proudly sung on the last day of... Read More
So We Lost – What Now?
The Supreme Court has historically protected church-state separation and civil rights, however, recent appointments influenced by white Christian nationalists and their lobbying groups have dramatically changed the makeup of the court. This change is clearly... Read More
This World Humanist Day, What Do We Wish People Knew About Humanism?
If you haven’t heard, tomorrow—June 21—is World Humanist Day! On this day, nontheist organizations around the world come together to celebrate humanism as a positive life stance and a means to affect change. It’s a... Read More
AHA’s 78th Annual Conference: Expanding Our Reach, Reducing Our Footprint
Last week the American Humanist Association hosted a conference that broke new ground in a way that neither we, nor any other secular or humanist organization, had ever attempted before. Rather than offering one static... Read More