Why are there no humanist funerals?

“[Samuel Freedmanwrote a recent article] entitled “In a Crisis, Humanists seem Absent” dealing with the strong religious presence in the aftermath of the massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. At the interfaith service attended by President Obama there were clergy representing the Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Muslim and Baha’I faiths. The families of all the murdered children requested funerals under religious auspices. Freedman asked a simple question: Where were the humanists in all of this?” – Peter Berger

Why are there no humanist funerals?

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