The Latest from Americans United
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Victory For Florida’s Church-State Separation Advocates: State Constitution’s Religious Freedom Provision Remains IntactAmericans United activists in Florida got a tremendous and welcome surprise last week when two harmful proposals to amend Florida’s Constitution failed to advance. This group of AU leaders campaigned to protect the No-Aid Provision and another provision that protects public education.
- Blog PostAlabama legislators passed Senate Bill 181, which puts a question on Alabama’s November 2018 ballot: Should the state amend its constitution to give public schools and public buildings “the right to the display of the Ten Commandments” with other items?
- Blog PostThe omnibus bill is notable for some things it doesn’t contain: It’s free of efforts to water down or repeal the Johnson Amendment, and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s school voucher boondoggle is nowhere to be found.
- Blog PostOn June 1, 1660, Mary Dyer marched a mile from the prison to the gallows on Boston Neck, with a large militia escorting her.