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Only One Not Cheering

Only One Not Cheering

Anne Klaeysen, Leader of the New York Society for Ethical Culture, recently gave a platform address on the power of poetry to express human values and humanist values.  “Poetry has the power to inspire us and elicit empathy for others. It can turn us inward … Continue reading

Foxhole Atheist Heroism

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Foxhole Atheist Heroism

MAAF would like to recognize member Tori Aletheia’s recent Foxhole Atheist Heroism; Tori and her partner on the police force saved a local family of eight from a burning home on March 25, 2014. Eight people escaped an overnight house … Continue reading

Atheist Marine Honors Fallen Friend

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Atheist Marine Honors Fallen Friend

As service members and veterans of the military, we have all taken a good, hard look at the person we are inside and recognized a call to duty. Many of us completed enlistments and commissions, and returned home safely, none … Continue reading

Elsinore City Christian War Shrine Fails Legal Scrutiny

Elsinore City Christian War Shrine Fails Legal Scrutiny

One of the most contentious issues MAAF covers is that of Christian and religious war memorials. MAAF supports religious freedom, religious memorials and grave markers for individuals, and the rights of private citizens on private land to fund and set … Continue reading

Veterans Step in at Secular Kids Camps

Veterans Step in at Secular Kids Camps

Camp Quest is an international network of camps for “children of nontheistic parents”. There is a long tradition of sending kids away during summer for values, socializing, and personal growth (and a bit of time away from home). Camp Quest … Continue reading