In a press release last week, the American Humanist Association announced the launching of a new organization: the Humanist Legal Society:The Humanist Legal Society’s aim is to provide a way for like-minded legal professionals—whether identifying as humanist, secular, atheist, agnostic, or something similar—to unite in advocating for principles consistent with the organization’s mission statement: the protection of civil liberties, strict separation of religion and government, legislation and public policies informed by sound scientific evidence, ethics in government and law enforcement, and respect for the diversity of individuals.Here is a video of the organization’s inaugural event. A link to the new organization’s website has been added to the Religion Clause sidebar under


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