Executive Director

Employment Type:  Staff Position For nearly 70 years, Americans United for Separation of Church and State (Americans United) has been the only national organization solely dedicated to maintaining the wall of separation between religion and the government ... Read »

EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch

Closed Abercrombie & Fitch clothing stores require employees to adhere to a “look policy,” calculated to showcase the store’s aesthetic sensibility. Among other things, the policy requires that employees abstain from wearing “caps” while working.   In ... Read »

Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.

Closed As part of the Affordable Care Act's implementing regulations, group health plans are required to include coverage for various forms of preventative care, including all FDA-approved methods of contraception. Various secular, for-profit busines ... Read »

Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia v. Comer

Closed The Missouri Department of Natural Resources Solid Waste Management Program awards competitive grants to qualifying organizations to purchase recycled tire rubber, which is used to resurface playgrounds. In order to comply with the No-Aid Clause of ... Read »

State Legislative Counsel

Employment Type:  Staff Position Americans United for Separation of Church and State (AU) is a national non-profit organization that, for more than 70 years, has been fighting for religious freedom through public education, litigation, and advocacy at bot ... Read »

Trump Advances Plan To Undermine Birth Control Access

President Donald J. Trump in early May signed an executive order that hinted at future attacks on religious freedom (see “Out of Order” in the June issue of Church & State). Less than a month later, his administration was poised to follow through. The ... Read »