Tag : American Humanist Association
Peace Cross title : Court Rules 90-Year-Old Veterans Memorial Cross 'Unconstitutional,' Orders Removal
summary : A U.S. appeals court has ordered the removal of a cross-shaped monument dedicated to the memory of 49 men killed in World War I, claiming the 90-year old "Peace Cross" violates the U.S. Constitution.
date : Oct 18, 2017 12:16 PM EDT
Bernie Sanders title : Bernie Sanders, First Non-Christian Primary Winner, Betrays Atheists by Admitting 'Strong Religious Feelings'
summary : Some Americans who are nonreligious and some who are atheists were disappointed when U.S. presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders from Vermont declared he had "very strong religious and spiritual feelings" at a recent Democratic town hall. "It's a guiding principle in my life, absolutely, it is," Sanders said when a New Hampshire voter asked him about his faith. Ironically, Sanders made history Tuesday as the first ethnic Jewish and non-Christian candidate to win a presidential primary.
date : Feb 10, 2016 10:14 AM EST
title : Student Athlete Prayer Circles With Indiana Coach Draw Fire from 'Good Without God' American Humanist Association
summary : After coach Scott Spahr was photographed standing at center court praying with his girls' basketball team at Morristown Elementary School in Indiana on Dec. 1, he was asked to stop participating in team prayer circles when school officials received an email from the American Humanist Association Friday, citing that the coach's presence was "a constitutional violation."
date : Dec 13, 2015 01:05 PM EST
Student Prayers at School title : Federal Court Orders Mississippi School District To Stop Promoting Christianity, Slaps $7,500 Fine
summary : A U.S. district court in Mississippi has ordered a school district in that state to stop promoting Christianity during school events, fining the district $7,500 for being in “contempt.”
date : Jul 21, 2015 01:48 PM EDT