Freedom Without Favor, Equality Without Exception

The separation of church and state guarantees religious freedom, a fundamental right. Americans United shields our shared laws from the influence of any one religion so we can be free to come together as equals and build a stronger democracy.

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Know Your Religious Freedom Rights in Public School!

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Religious freedom is a human right

The separation of church and state protects everyone’s right to practice the religion of their choice or no religion at all, as long as they don’t harm others.

Learn more about why religious freedom matters

 

 

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We work to protect religious freedom for everyone

We bring together people of all religions and none to fight in the courts,
legislatures, and the public square to protect the separation of church and state.

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BREAKING NEWS

Americans United Demands Louisiana School District Stop Including Religious Content In School-Sponsored Events

No parent should be tricked into signing a permission slip that results in their child attending a religious event.

Read our statement