AHA files amicus brief in Florida invocation case.
Humanists in Scotland launch legal bid to give students the right to opt out of religious observance in schools. Humanists have launched a legal challenge to give pupils the right to opt out of religious observance in Scottish schools. The Humanist Society Scotland (HSS) is to seek a judicial review at the Court…
One of the greatest powers of religion is its capacity to uplift people, to grab hold of something deep in the core of humanity and raise it high, as a beacon we can all follow. At their best, religions have an extraordinary capacity to craft stories and symbols which offer a vision of an improved humanity. They light us up.
Last week the Unitarian Universalist Association – the national organization which represents all Unitarian Universalist churches in the USA, some of which are Humanist congregations, and many of which include significant numbers of Humanists – renewed ties with the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), praising the recent changes they have made to policies regarding gay boy scouts and scout leaders.
The influence of religion’s influence in education has been “strengthened” despite its declining influence in Scottish society, according to a report.
Humanists may no longer belong to a traditional religious group, but that doesn’t mean we don’t enjoy holiday celebrations! Do you celebrate a secular version of Christmas or Hanukkah? Do you have plans to attend a HumanLight or Winter Solstice party? Tell us how you celebrate during the month of December and take our poll below!
On November 22, our group, the Humanists of the Palouse (which serves members in Moscow, Idaho, and Pullman, Washington), became aware of some online threats directed towards a local mosque. Founded in 1982, the Pullman Islamic Center has been a part of the Palouse community for a very long time. Needless to say, reading these […]