Bush Voucher Plan Threatens Public Schools, Taxpayers' Rights, Says Watchdog Group

Scheme Would Subsidize Religious Schools With Public Funds, AU's Lynn Charges

A Bush administration plan to subsidize religious and other private schools in the District of Columbia would threaten public education and violate taxpayers' rights, according to Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

 

Bush-backed Addiction Programs Promote Religion, Shouldn't Get Public Funds, Says Au

Teen Challenge, Louisiana Church Program Proselytize Clients On Behalf Of Evangelical Christianity

 The "faith-based" addiction programs promoted by President George W. Bush this week proselytize on behalf of evangelical Christianity and should not get public funds, according to Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

Bush Faith-based Effort Gives Official Blessing To Religious Discrimination

President Circumvents Congress, Allows Tax Dollars To Go To Religious Groups That Discriminate

Today President George W. Bush is scheduled to announce sweeping policy directives that require federal agencies to award funds and government contracts to churches and other religious groups, even if they discriminate in hiring with the money.

Americans United for Separation of Church and State, which has spearheaded the opposition to Bush's "faith-based" initiative, denounced the move.

Lawsuit Challenges Discriminatory Prater Policy Of Chesterfield County Board Of Supervisors

Rights Groups Say Prayer Policy Excludes Some Faiths, Violates Church-State Separation

Americans United for Separation of Church and State and the American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia today filed a lawsuit in federal court against the Chesterfield County, Va., Board of Supervisors for maintaining a discriminatory policy on prayer before its meetings.

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