Orange County Chapter hosting event with Bill Mefford

October 15, 2016 at 1:45 pm The Orange County chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State will host Bill Mefford, AU National Faith Outreach.  He will discuss “Keeping Sacred Spaces Sacred: A Discussion on Pulpit Politicking.” The meeti ... Read »

The Rev. Barry W. Lynn speaking in San Francisco

October 20, 2016 at 6:30 pm Address:  1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco, CA, 94109 Why Is the Separation of Church and State So Important? Rev. Barry Lynn Executive Director Americans United for Separation of Church and State The founders of our country ... Read »

Join AU's Week Of Action Against Pulpit Politicking!

Bill Mefford Wall of Separation One of the things I love about working at Americans United is the religious diversity, both among our staff and among the many people across the United States who fight alongside us for religious freedom for all people. Tho ... Read »

The First Temptation Of The Book Banners: Censorship

Rob Boston Wall of Separation Sunday marks the beginning of Banned Books Week, an annual event sponsored by the American Library Association and other groups that support the freedom to read, explore ideas and learn. Not everyone is for that. Religious Ri ... Read »

Minnesota Not-So-Nice: Restaurant Owner Says Muslims Get Out

Rokia Hassanein Wall of Separation A Minnesota restaurant owner responded to a tragic stabbing at a shopping mall in St. Cloud in an unfortunate manner. After the revelations that the perpetrator was Muslim, he decided to put a “Muslims Get Out” sign outs ... Read »

Fundamentalist Christian Supports Religious Freedom For Muslims

Simon Brown Wall of Separation Thanks to recent events both abroad and here in the United States, many Americans are wary of Islam. As a result, innocent Muslims throughout the United States are facing restrictions on their religious freedom – particularl ... Read »

Triad Chapter Meeting with guest speaker Elizabeth Freeze

September 27, 2016 at 7:00 pm Health care should be accessible, affordable, sustainable and medically reliable. Since 1942 Planned Parenthood has provided a specialty health care service for women that has met the expectations we have for quality health c ... Read »

Coercive Municipal Prayer Upheld In North Carolina – For Now

Andrew Nellis Wall of Separation Yesterday, a federal court of appeals released a troubling decision in which the judges ruled, by a vote of 2-1, that a controversial government-prayer practice can continue. In Rowan County, N.C., (not to be confused with ... Read »