Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) Introduces 2018 “National Day of Reason” Resolution

Apr 27, 2018

By Hemant Mehta

Beginning in 2015, Rep. Mike Honda (D-CA) introduced a formal resolution in support of the National Day of Reason. His defeat in 2016, despite coming at the hands of another Democrat, put future versions of that legislation in peril. But fellow Californian Rep. Ted Lieu picked up where Honda left off, introducing similar legislation last year.

And now, Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA), the only openly non-theistic legislator and chair of the newly formed Congressional Freethought Caucus, has introduced a resolution designating May 3 as the “National Day of Reason,” with the goal of promoting “public policy that is based on reason and logic instead of politics and ideology.”

May 3, of course, will also be the National Day of Prayer.

That’s not a coincidence.

The text of the resolution isn’t available yet, but I suspect it’ll be similar to last year’s version.

The American Humanist Association deserves the credit for making this happen.

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One comment on “Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) Introduces 2018 “National Day of Reason” Resolution”

  • @OP – designating May 3 as the “National Day of Reason,” with the goal of promoting “public policy that is based on reason and logic instead of politics and ideology.”

    I think it probable that the the ignorant ideologists will either see this as pointless, or will proclaim that their asserted vacuous ideology is the epitome of logic and reason! 🙂



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