Brendan Dieffenbach is one of the SSA's summer interns, hard at work in the SSA office in Albany, NY. One of his opportunities took him on a trip lobbying the New York state legislature. Here, he writes about his experiences during his first lobbying journey. This article first appeared in the Humanist Network News.
Submitted by Lyz on Mon, 07/16/2007 - 21:54
by Senior Campus Organizer
Submitted by Lyz on Mon, 07/16/2007 - 11:38
Leslie A. Zukor is a junior at Reed College in Portland, Oregon. She is majoring in Linguistics with a concentration in Classics. The founder of the Reed Secular Alliance, Zukor has been instrumental in bringing such noted speakers as Daniel Dennett, Chris Mooney, and David Halperin to her campus. Aside from freethought activism, her twin passions are Houston Astros baseball and squirrel photography.
Submitted by Lyz on Mon, 07/16/2007 - 02:06
We lost. The House voted on 7/19 to pass the Appropriations bill without any change to the increase for abstinence-only sex ed funding. This entry remains online for reference. For more information, see the Secular Coalition for America Web site. Background
: The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on federal funding for abstinence-only sex ed
during the week of July 16.
Submitted by MaryEllenSikes on Sat, 07/14/2007 - 00:52