The Latest from Americans United
- Blog PostThe owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop, the baker who violated Colorado anti-discrimination laws when he refused on to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, is in the national spotlight again. This time, he’s suing the state of Colorado alleging religious discrimination after it came to light that he has refused to bake a cake for a transgender woman.
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What’s At Stake With Brett Kavanaugh On The U.S. Supreme Court? Religious Minorities’ & Immigrants’ Rights.If you care about the rights of religious minorities and immigrants, then you should be concerned about President Donald Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. Kavanaugh’s record indicates that he’s hostile toward church-state separation, and that hostility could have a huge impact on religious minorities, particularly immigrants.
- Blog PostMore than 70 people from South Asia seeking asylum in the United States, many of them of the Sikh or Hindu faith, have been caught up in the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy and are being denied basic religious accommodations while they are detained in an Oregon federal prison.
- Blog PostThe ADF is quite clear about its goals: to knock down the church-state wall, reverse LGBTQ rights, redefine religious freedom as a tool to take away the rights of others and merge its version of fundamentalist Christianity with public policy. If ADF has its way, we’ll all live under the reign of neo-Puritans.