The Latest from Americans United
- Blog PostPastor Robert Jeffress, a Texas Southern Baptist who’s one of President Donald Trump’s biggest boosters, says the evangelical Christians who don't support Trump are “morons.”
- Blog PostPresidents Day is good time to remember that many of our presidents have strongly supported church-state separation, recognized its fundamental value and said great things about it.
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Aimee Maddonna Was Told She’s The ‘Wrong’ Kind Of Christian To Help Foster Kids. AU Says That’s Discrimination – And We’re Suing.Aimee Maddonna, a Catholic mother of three, was rejected by Miracle Hill Ministries, a taxpayer-funded foster care agency in South Carolina, solely because she is not "the right kind of Christian." Americans United won’t allow the narrow religious beliefs of a government-funded agency to override the best interest of America’s most vulnerable children or our fundamental principle of religious freedom.
- Press Release“It was demoralizing to hear we are not good enough because we aren’t the right kind of Christians. It was difficult for my family, of course, but at the end of the day my kids still have parents,” said Aimee Maddonna, AU's plaintiff. “These foster children need and deserve to have someone looking out for them – and the government is taking that away. These children are still in an institution. That isn’t right, it isn’t fair and it isn’t necessary.”