The Latest from Americans United
- Blog PostKim Davis was never a martyr, never a hero. She’s simply a person who decided to wield her narrow and dogmatic views as a weapon to lash out at others and discriminate against them. Had she been unable to fulfill the duties of her government job, the right thing for her to do was to resign.
- Press Release
Americans United Denounces Trump-Pence Administration’s Harmful Birth Control Rules; Vows To Continue Fighting Them In Court“This administration is weaponizing ‘religious freedom’ to justify hurting the millions of women who depend on contraception for their health and equality,” said AU President and CEO Rachel Laser. “Bosses shouldn’t get to impose their religious beliefs on their employees, nor should universities on their students."
- Blog PostChurch-state separation scored some major wins in the midterm elections. We saw historic victories by diverse candidates across the country – religious minorities, women, members of the LGBTQ community, people of color. Without church-state separation, which promises religious freedom for all, this wouldn’t have been possible.
- Press Release
Americans United: Election Results Provide Check On Trump Administration’s Attacks On Religious Freedom“Religious freedom scored some major wins last night," said Rachel Laser, AU's president and CEO. "The House flip provides an important check on the Trump administration’s relentless attacks on separation of religion and government. The people of Arizona, led by teachers and moms, stood up to protect public education over vouchers for private, religious schools. Rural Kentucky rejected the extremism of Kim Davis."