December 18, 2017

A “DoR” or a “DoP”? Reason Unites While Prayer Divides

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This post by Matthew Bulger originally appeared on TheHumanist.com. In just three short weeks, the National Day of Reason (NDoR) will be celebrated by atheists, humanists, and religious people across the country and around the world. For those who don’t know, the National Day of Reason is an annual observance held in parallel with the National Day of Prayer (NDoP) on the first Thursday in May each year, which means it takes place this year on May 7. According to the official National Day of Prayer website, NDoP is meant to encourage Americans “to pray for the nation…and to mobilize the Christian community to intercede for America’s leaders and…

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Nebraska Proclaims a National Day of Reason

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Gov. Pete Ricketts recognizes May 7, 2015 as National Day of Reason in Nebraska.

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Bellevue, Nebraska Proclaims a National Day of Reason

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Mayor Rita Sanders recognizes May 7, 2015 as National Day of Reason in Nebraska.

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Watch the “Rally on the Square” in Hickory, NC

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Click through to watch Gene Elliott, founder & president of the Hickory Humanist Alliance in NC speak at the “Rally of the Square” on May 1, 2014.

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Mayor of Omaha Proclaims a National Day of Reason

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Read Mayor Jean Stothert’s National Day of Reason proclamation.

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Nebraska Proclaims a National Day of Reason

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Gov. Heineman recognizes May 1 as National Day of Reason in Nebraska.

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Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton Issues 2014 Day of Reason Statement

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Rep. Norton (D-DC) today issued a statement into the congressional record supporting the National Day of Reason. Click through to read.

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Rep. Mike Honda Issues 2014 National Day of Reason Statement

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Rep. Honda (D-CA) today issued a statement into the congressional record supporting the National Day of Reason. Click through to read.

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Government Officials Honor National Day of Reason

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AHA is leading the effort to encourage elected officials at the federal, state and local levels to proclaim May 1 as the National Day of Reason.

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Patheos: Rhode Island Governor Signs “Day of Reason” Proclamation

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Yesterday, Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee issued a proclamation marking May 1 as the Day of Reason.

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