The Latest from Americans United

  • Gavin Grimm
    Blog Post

    An Important Win For Gavin Grimm – And Transgender Rights – In Virginia

    Gavin Grimm, the transgender teenager challenging his Virginia high school’s discriminatory bathroom policy, received a bittersweet victory on Tuesday when a federal court said the school’s policy violated his constitutional rights.
  • Sad patient with doctor
    Blog Post

    The Do No Harm Act Protects Religious Freedom And Equal Protection Under Law

    Senators Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), and Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) introduced the Do No Harm Act in the U.S. Senate today. The bill honors two core American values: religious freedom and equal protection of the law. And it couldn’t be more important right now.
  • Press Release

    Americans United Welcomes Introduction Of Do No Harm Act In U.S. Senate

    “The Do No Harm Act will ensure that we honor two core American values: religious freedom and the promise of equal protection under the law,” said Rachel Laser, president and CEO of Americans United.
  • US Capitol Building
    Blog Post

    U.S. House Guest-Chaplain Policy Discriminates Against Nontheists

    Americans United and allies explained to a federal appeals court why the U.S. House of Representatives must allow nontheistic guest chaplains to offer secular invocations. Nontheists are as capable as theists of solemnizing events by calling upon values that our nation holds dear – values like unity, tolerance and equality that are, in fact, undermined by the House chaplain’s policy.