The Latest from Americans United

  • Plaintiffs Chase Hansel, David Williamson and Keith Becher
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    AU In Federal Appeals Court Argued For Inclusive Invocations In Florida

    Yesterday before the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Miami, Americans United Associate Legal Director Alex J. Luchenitser explained that the Brevard County Board of County Commissioners is discriminating against nontheists in their community.
  • Girl  with parents
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    Discrimination Is Bad. Expecting Taxpayers To Subsidize It Is Even Worse.

    Discriminatory policies are common at religious schools. Students can be denied admission or be expelled for being LGBTQ (or having same-sex parents), for being the “wrong” religion or for failing to meet certain religious requirements. Youngsters can find the door to these schools slammed in their faces because of how they live and, indeed, who they are.
  • Rachel Laser, Monika Bauerlein and Stacy Cross speak
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    Why Reproductive Freedom Needs Church-State Separation

    Many AU members have told AU President & CEO Rachel Laser that repro­ductive freedom is at the heart of their support for Amer­icans Uni­ted. They fight for church-state separation in large part to preserve a woman’s ability to make her own decisions about her body. At the heart of reproduc­tive freedom is religious freedom.
  • Students in classroom
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    The Fight Over States' Private School Voucher Proposals Is Heating Up

    Private school vouchers were at the center of the debate in states across the country this week, including Florida, Georgia, Iowa and Tennessee.