Freedom Without Favor, Equality Without Exception

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.


BREAKING: The Kennedy v. Bremerton School District ruling is the greatest loss of religious freedom in generations.

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Religious freedom is a human right

Religious freedom protects everyone’s right to practice the religion of their choice or no religion at all, as long as they don’t harm others.

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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 religious freedom for all.

Protect your right to live and believe as you choose.

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