State’s Appeal Brief is Very Brief

The Commonwealth of Kentucky has filed a brief in their appeal of the Kentucky Homeland Security lawsuit. The word brief could be used as both a noun and adjective, since the brief itself was only 9 pages long!  Readers of this blog can view this brief by clicking on the link below.

Appellants Brief body in electronic format


Helen Kagin Humanist Profile


Helen Kagin Memorial

One of our plaintiffs, Helen Kagin, passed away on February 17, 2010.   She is also the wife of our attorney Edwin Kagin. Her memorial is scheduled for April 24 in Cincinnati. See the information below for more details. 

Helen and Edwin Kagin




You are invited to join in celebration 

of the extraordinary life of  



(January 31, 1934 – February 17, 2010) 


Helen Kagin was a heroine of the Freethought movement.  Along with her husband, Edwin, she co-founded CAMP QUEST, a secular summer camp for non-believer youngsters.  She and Edwin were recipients of the ATHEIST OF THE YEAR AWARD from American Atheists, and she was 

active in numerous Freethought projects for more than two decades.  



This will be a casual, fun celebration in the spirit of potluck. 

If you can bring a dish, let us know.  The venue is 



7210 Pippin Road 

Cincinnati, Ohio 45329 


Saturday, April 24, 2010 — 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM 


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WHAT: A celebration of the life of Helen Smith Kagin
WHEN: Saturday, April 24, 2010 — 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
WHERE:  LAKERIDGE HALL 7210 Pippin Road Cincinnati, Ohio 45329
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(AMERICAN ATHEISTS is a nationwide movement that defends civil rights for Atheists, Freethinkers and other nonbelievers; works for the total separation of church and state; and addresses issues of First Amendment public policy.)