Council for Secular Humanism

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The Council for Secular Humanism (originally the Council for Democratic and Secular Humanism) is the only exclusively secular humanist organization in the USA. Unlike the American Humanist Association, the Council for Secular Humanism does not call itself religious and has never claimed tax-exemption as a religious organization. The council is based in Amherst, New York, and acts as an umbrella organization for a number of other groups such as the Center for Inquiry - On Campus, and Secular Organizations for Sobriety. It also publishes several magazines and newsletters, including Free Inquiry. The council was founded and is headed by Dr. Paul Kurtz.

The Council for Secular Humanism with the Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal (CSICOP) and The Commission for Scientific Medicine and Mental Health is an affiliate of the Center for Inquiry Transnational.

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