There is a separation of church and state case right in our own back yard. In February, 2012, an Acton family sued the Acton-Boxborough school district because of the "under God" clause in the Pledge of Allegiance. The family, who are Humanists, wish the schools to return to the original, inclusive version which does not equate belief in God with patriotism. Read more about One Nation, Undivided: The Acton-Boxborough Pledge Case »
The Concord Area Humanists got started early in 2009. Several friends who are members of the Unitarian Universalist First Parish in Concord advertised their intent to start the group and, on a snowy Thursday, January 8th, 46 people attended the "Founding Meeting".