The Common Good

Results for American Humanist Association

Why Are Religious Survey Results So Confusing?
Originally Posted: 11/18/2014 - 2:46pm | Type: Blog

Reading religion surveys can seem like confronting the Tower of Babel: stacked questions, confusing terms, unscientific methodology. It gets even crazier when results are contradictory. How does that happen? ...

Calif. City Torn by Multiple fights Over Public Crosses
Originally Posted: 03/12/2014 - 12:48pm | Type: Blog

A California resort town, already reeling from a legal fight over the placement of memorial crosses at a minor league baseball stadium, is now engaged in another round of bitter acrimony over the display of cr ...

Judge Rejects California City’s Religious War Memorial
Originally Posted: 02/28/2014 - 8:53am | Type: Blog

A California federal judge has rejected a proposed religious memorial at a publicly owned baseball stadium as a violation of both federal and state laws. A California federal judg ...

Humanists Warn Public Schools over Franklin Graham’s ‘Operation Christmas Child’
Originally Posted: 11/14/2013 - 4:37pm | Type: Blog

An organization of nonbelievers is threatening legal action against public schools that participate in an evangelical Christian charity that delivers Christmas toys to poor children. ...

Minister-Turned-Atheist Loses Harvard Job After Inflating Resume
Originally Posted: 09/30/2013 - 12:06pm | Type: Blog

A former United Methodist minister-turned-atheist was dismissed from her high-profile position at Harvard University on Thursday after it was revealed she falsified her resume. A ...

Mass. Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to Pledge of Allegiance
Originally Posted: 09/03/2013 - 10:38am | Type: Blog

Massachusetts’ highest court on Wednesday will consider whether the daily recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance is a violation of students’ rights. Massachusetts’ highest court o ...

Immigration Flap Over Conscientious Objection Resolved Peacefully
Originally Posted: 06/24/2013 - 12:56pm | Type: Blog

A woman who has lived legally in this country for more than 30 years was granted her request to become a naturalized United States citizen Thursday after initially being refused conscientious objector status b ...

Humanists Find Ways to Say ‘I Do’ Without God
Originally Posted: 05/20/2013 - 1:59pm | Type: Blog

Amanda Holowaty didn’t need God to get married. She just needed her husband Mike. Amanda Holowaty didn’t need God to get married. She just needed her husband Mike. When the ...