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Upcoming Events

September 28, 2016 7:00 pm Team Trivia
September 30, 2016 7:00 pm Separation Anxiety: How Religion Has Ruined the Presidential Race
October 6, 2016 6:00 pm Happy Hour

(See a listing of more upcoming events here)


Donate to the Charity of the QuarterWe pool the donations from our members and give the total to a local charitable organization. For July through September 2016, the SHL is collecting donations for Birthdays for All. Please help us make a generous donation to this deserving charity.
Special Event: How Religion Has Ruined the Presidential Race w/ Barry Lynnposted by SHL on September 27, 2016.
SHL Book Group this Sunday: Between the World and Meposted by Yvonne Michel (SHL) on September 19, 2016.
SHL movie club: Snowdenposted by SHL on September 14, 2016.

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Latest News

Family Group SurveyThe SHL Family Group is trying to improve attendance at its playdates. If you're a secular parent in the lowcountry, please help by completing this short online survey. Thanks!
SHL Proud to be Part of Charleston Pride!A group of volunteers representing SHL marched in the Charleston Pride Parade on August 13th in support of our members and other friends in the LGBT Movement.

Australian Atheists Urge Fellow Aussies Not to be Jedi Knights This TimeMany Australians list themselves as Jedi Knights in the religious demographic section of the Australian census. This is, admittedly, funny. But, some atheists worry it leads to a low estimate for the percentage of the population who are really non-religious. (BTW I found this on Wikipedia: According to a 2004 study by Pippa Norris and Ronald Inglehart, 25% of Australians do not believe in any gods.)
Watch Herb's Positive Atheism TalkIn April, Herb gave a lecture at the UU Church in Worcester, Massachusetts. You probably weren't there, but you can watch it now in the SHL Video Library.

Amazon Associates Program

Because we are affiated with the Amazon Associates program, our organization earns up to a 15% commission on any items purchased at through the links on our Website. So, if you were going to be buying anything at all from them, this is a super-easy way to contribute to SHL! Here are two ways you can do it:
  • Book Group Reading Selection: For their September 25, 2016 meeting, the SHL Book Group will be reading the book in the box at the right. Click here for more information about the Book Group or click here to see a list of previous book group selections. (BTW If you purchase a book through this link, SHL will receive up to a 15% "kickback"!)
  • Use this "search box" to find any item in the catalog and SHL earns money if you buy it:

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Affiliated Organizations

  • American Atheists
  • Atheist Alliance International
  • American Humanist Association
  • Council for Secular Humanism
  • Freedom from Religion Foundation
  • Secular Coalition for America

Webmaster: Alex Kasman 2016