The Latest from Americans United
- Press Release“The Equality Act is a critically needed check on the Religious Right’s weaponization of ‘religious freedom’ as a license to discriminate," said AU President & CEO Rachel Laser. "Time and again the safety and security of the LGBTQ community is threatened by the Religious Right’s desire to move our country backwards."
- Blog PostIt’s been 15 years since the Washington, D.C., private school voucher program began, and it has little to show for itself. The latest study of the program shows that vouchers are not improving students’ academic achievement and are having other negative effects for students.
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South Dakota Students Get What Their Lawmakers Don’t: ‘In God We Trust’ Doesn’t Belong In Public SchoolsA group of Rapid City, S.D., high school students aren’t fooled by the intent of the “In God We Trust” display law that South Dakota lawmakers passed. They know the display will send the message that their public school favors Christianity and not all students are welcome. So they offered an alternative.
- Blog PostIlluminated crosses on the courthouse send the message of 'Christian' courts, religion-based justice and a system of law and order that’s intertwined with the faith of the majority. That’s inappropriate.