Herb Silverman

Herb Silverman is founder of the Secular Coalition for America and founder of the Secular Humanists of the Lowcountry in Charleston, South Carolina. He ran for Governor in 1990 to challenge the state provision prohibiting atheists from holding public office. After an eight-year battle, he won a unanimous decision in the South Carolina Supreme Court that nullified the anti-atheist clause in the South Carolina Constitution. Herb Silverman is the recipient of the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award.

Posts by Herb Silverman

Positive Atheism

On Sunday, April 3, 2016, the fourth annual Dr. Irving & Annabel Wolfson Lecture was held at the UU Church of Worcester in Worcester,... Read More

Creating Change through Humanism

Humanist leaders look for media opportunities to explain our positions to the general public, and are usually countered by decidedly non-humanist opponents. In his... Read More