The Latest from Americans United
- Press Release“Vouchers divert desperately needed resources away from the public school system, which educates 90 percent of our students, to fund the education of a few voucher students in private, religious schools," said AU Legislative Director Maggie Garrett.
- Blog PostIt’s obvious that Rep. Steve Scalise is no fan of separation of church and state. He has the right to hold that view – but he has no right to draft Thomas Jefferson as an ally in his ill-considered crusade.
- Blog PostThis morning, Congress passed a budget deal to avoid another government shutdown. Tucked within that deal is a reckless provision that funnels taxpayer dollars to private and religious schools.
- Blog PostAmong the most important current civil rights figures is the Rev. William Barber II, a civil rights activist, author and member of the NAACP who built on the momentum of social justice work in North Carolina to expand his grass-roots activism nationwide.