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Help Raise Secular Kids

A majority of Americans identify as religious and base their world-view on ancient texts that they regard as divinely inspired. As a consequence, many Americans have views that are devoid of critical thinking and scientific literacy.  This is one reason why so many Americans reject evolution, equality for women and LGBTQ people, the reality of …

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March 2016 – BAH Newsletter

BAY AREA HUMANISTS Upcoming March Events Mars and the Human Imagination Saturday March 5, 3:00-4:30 The Women’s Building, Room A 3543 18th St
(between Valencia & Guerrero)
 San Francisco, CA OK, so what does Mars have to do with Humanism?  Well, awe and wonder are universal human emotions.  The natural world is often the source of these emotions …

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November 2015 – Does the U.S. Have A Secular Future?

Increasingly, Americans are choosing not to be affiliated with any church or other religious institution.  They are called “Nones” because on surveys they check  “None of the Above” when asked about religious affiliations.  This trend is particularly strong among Millennials.  There are probably a number of reasons for these statistics, but one factor is that …

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June 2015 – BAH Newsletter

BAY AREA HUMANISTS June 2015 Newsletter UPCOMING EVENTSJune 28 – San Francisco Pride Parade Join us on this historic occasion to show your support for the LGBTQI movement and marriage equality. Enjoy being part of the atheist, humanist, agnostic, etc. contigenet at the Pride Parade, as we march down Market Street Sunday morning. July 8 …

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February 2015 – In Response to Archbishop Cordileone

Open letter to the parents of students in Catholic schools in San Francisco,   Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone’s document regarding the allowable behavior of faculty and staff of local schools is a narrow and bigoted interpretation of Catholic strictures. In particular, these imperatives will add to an environment of discrimination and antipathy towards gay and trans students. …

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