2011 is already shaping up to be one of our most challenging years yet for humanists. With new lawmakers in Congress pushing a religious and anti-progress agenda, the American Humanist Association is stepping up our... Read More
With the political realignment that came with the elections of 2010, foes of reproductive rights have wasted no time in unleashing a barrage of bills around the nation designed to restrict the constitutionally protected right... Read More
A collaboration between the American Humanist Association and U.S. Representative Pete Stark results in House Resolution 81: the designation of February 12 as Darwin Day. On February 9th, California Representative and 2008 Humanist of the... Read More
Sean Mulligan goes undercover at this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington DC with a surprising result—hardly any mention of God and faith. Does this mean the end of religion’s influence in politics?... Read More
It’s Not Just Evolution They’re Attacking The religious right has expanded its war on reason to include the science of climate change.
With Darwin Day approaching, now is a good time to point out that there is more to the religious right’s attacks on science in the United States than just their attempts to suppress the teaching... Read More
Martin Luther King Jr. once said, "Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical violence but also internal violence of spirit. You not only refuse to shoot a man, but you refuse to hate him." On... Read More
On January 3rd, the U.S. House of Representatives came under Republican control for the first time since 2006. With the new tide of Republican freshmen come many extremists with views certain to give any humanist... Read More