Author Archives: Luke Douglas

Tell Senate President Karen Fann: Stop Religious Discrimination

HSGP went to the Capitol on Monday. We’re pretty used to humanist and atheist legislators being mocked, heckled, and shut down after all the years we’ve been advocating for secular government. But this time, the nerve of the Christian nationalists still managed to surprise us. Longtime Secular Star Senator Juan Mendez requested to give the

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New Humanist Op Ed on the AZ Mirror

In a now-infamous speech at an event “commemorating Mormon political pioneers,” Sen. Sylvia Allen, R-Snowflake, railed against such woes as the “browning of America,” and the lack of assimilation among immigrants that will make America “look very much like South American countries very quickly.” Read the full piece here…

Secular Movement Watches Mesa for Church-State Test Case

Contact: Luke Douglas, Executive Director, Humanist Society of Greater Phoenix(971) 272-7150 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Secular Movement Watches Mesa for Church-State Test Case (Mon., July 29, 2019) Mesa, Ariz. — The Humanist Society of Greater Phoenix (HSGP), a freethought education and advocacy nonprofit headquartered near Arizona State University, made newsthis month by launching a constitutional challenge to

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