Back in the 1980s, Religious Right groups frequently spread conspiracy theories about “secular humanism.” Members of this secretive, worldwide cabal, we were told, had seized control of educational institutions, the media and the government in the United States.
It’s a banner month for Americans United. First, we’re named one of the greatest “enemies of Christianity” in the U.S. by our old friends the Liberty Institute.
Secular couples in Indiana can now choose a humanist celebrant to officiate a non-religious wedding ceremony. In July, the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down the state’s requirement that marriages be performed by members of the clergy or government officials.