Phil Bryant

Mississippi Humanist Group Supports Challenge to “In God We Trust” License Plates

Mississippi Humanist Group Supports Challenge to “In God We Trust” License Plates

The Mississippi Humanist Association (MHA) is pleased to announce the American Humanist Association (AHA) has sent a demand letter to Mississippi state officials requesting a free alternative to the standard license plates that display “In God We Trust.” Currently, MS residents who do not wish to display the phrase “In God We Trust” on their license plates must purchase specialty plates at an additional cost.

Mississippi Humanist Newsletter - November 2018

Mississippi Humanist Newsletter - November 2018

Last month, the MHA became aware that Governor Phil Bryant created a video endorsing the PULSE movement. The organization is coming to Mississippi in April 2019, and Governor Bryant used his position as a public official to endorse the event. This is a clear violation of the separation of church and state, and the MHA took immediate action.

Gov. Bryant Ignores Constitution, Endorses Christianity

Gov. Bryant Ignores Constitution, Endorses Christianity

When you are a humanist in Mississippi, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the evangelical events.

There are prayers at the flagpoles, public meetings and public school football games, as well as prophetic summits, tent revivals, and SO much more.

Most of the time, we humanists don’t much pay attention to these types of religious events.

Humanists believe that everyone has the right to believe what they want, as long as it doesn’t harm others, even though the obvious preference and practice of one religion over all others, or none, can be harmful, as it can make people feel excluded.

A Week Ago...

A Week Ago...

A week ago, I woke up to find the governor of the state of Mississippi showing once again, in so many ways, that he doesn’t value all of his constituents. Last week, the governor was a welcome guest of the American Family Association (AFA), a Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) designated extremist hate group that denounces those that do not share their religious beliefs, especially the LGBTQ community. Just by way of his appearance on this radio program, he tells us which Mississippians he values and serves.