January Meeting: “Secularism 2016” with David Niose

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(posted 1/12/16 @ 6:15 pm)

“Secularism 2016” will be the topic of the next meeting of Greater Worcester Humanists on Tuesday, January 12 at 7:00 PM. in Fellowship Hall at the UU Church, 90 Holden Street in Worcester. Social time and setup at 6:30 PM.

American Humanist Association legal director of the Appignani Humanist Legal Center David Niose will discuss the state of secularism in America today. He'll discuss recent developments in church-state separation law, including major precedents from the Supreme Court and various lawsuit in which the AHA is currently involved. He'll also discuss the American secular movement, the emergence of the atheist-humanist demographic, and its impact on politics and society. Niose has served as president of both the AHA and the Secular Coalition for America, and is author of two books about secularism and politics.