Americans United Staffer Honored For Religious Freedom Work In Georgia

Legislative Director Maggie Garrett To Receive Award From LGBT Rights Group

Legislative Director Maggie Garrett To Receive Award From LGBT Rights Group Georgia Equality will honor Americans United for Separation of Church and State Legislative Director Maggie Garrett at its upcoming Evening For Equality. Garrett will receive the ... Read »

Winners of Student Essay Contest Announced

First Place Essay Will Be Published In July/August Issue Of Church & State Magazine

The first Americans United for Separation of Church and State Student Essay Contest  was a great success. We received over 155 essays from high school seniors and college students in 43 different states  exploring why the separation of church of state is ... Read »

Ariz. Town Grapples With Prayer Policy After Complaints

Officials in an Arizona town have decided to change the community’s invocation policy after Americans United raised the possibility of a lawsuit. Members of the Chino Valley Town Council had been in the habit of reciting mostly Christian prayers out loud ... Read »

Monument To Exclusion?

Critics Say Iowa Town's Religious Display Honors Christianity, Not Veterans

A few miles outside Albia, Iowa, three large stone pyramids sit abandoned in a grass field. The pyramids were built in 1939 by Axel Peterson, a local aficionado of Egyptian history; he had intended to be buried in one of them. Peterson’s final wishes were ... Read »

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