Roy Speckhardt

Shutdown, humanist style

Roy Speckhardt is Executive Director of the American Humanist Association, and he knows a thing or two about getting disparate factions to work together in common interest.

He, like many Americans, is disappointed in the federal government shutdown, and he looks to some non-religious and religious history to encourage leaders on Capitol Hill to get back to the business of governing!


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‘Under God’ goes to State Supreme Court

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court will hear oral arguments tomorrow morning in a case challenging the mandatory recitation in the state’s public schools of the Pledge of Allegiance, because it includes the phrase “under God.”

Joining Ed Brayton and Jamila to discuss the case is executive director of the American Humanist Association, Roy Speckhardt. His organization’s Appignani Humanist Legal Center is representing a Massachusetts humanist family in the case.

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