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  • In God We Trust inscription
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    ‘In God We Trust’ Bills Are About Promoting Religion In Schools, Not The National Motto

    State legislators are proposing bills that would require the words "In God We Trust" to be displayed in public schools. These bills aren't about the national motto; they are intended to encourage children to believe in God.
  • Richard Allen
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    Black History Month Spotlight: Richard Allen

    His legacy to fight for the rights of African-Americans to practice their faith in the same way that whites did lives on today, as his church is now a worldwide denomination, while the importance of the black church throughout American history continued to be immense after his era.
  • same sex wedding
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    Lawmakers In Two States Consider Mean-Spirited ‘Parody Marriage’ Bills

    No one should make the mistake of assuming that proposals like this are just jokes. They’re introduced to make a point, and they send a real message of harm to an entire segment of our population. They openly ridicule and mock people for seeking something that most folks want – a loving relationship with a partner that is legally recognized by the government.
  • Rachel Laser
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    Standing Together For The Separation Of Church And State

    Rachel Laser, AU’s new executive director, introduces herself and her vision for building a coalition of advocates who understand that church-state separation is the foundation of religious freedom for all.