The Latest from Americans United
- Press Release
Groups Demand Information From Notre Dame And Trump Administration On Contraceptive Coverage Settlement“The government must not allow religion to be used as a basis to deny women access to birth control to which they are legally entitled,” said Rachel K. Laser, AU executive director. “Our goal today is to find out what’s going on at the University of Notre Dame and determine what steps need to be taken to ensure that students and faculty have seamless access to the full range of contraception.”
- Blog PostThe Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court offered some good news in an Americans United case that challenged a town’s decision to issue taxpayer-funded grants to a house of worship. It ordered a preliminary injunction against using public money to restore a church’s stained-glass windows that feature religious imagery.
- Press Release
Americans United Applauds Mass. Supreme Judicial Court Ruling Striking Down Tax Aid For Restoration Of Religious Imagery In Church“Today is a good day for religious freedom in Massachusetts,” said Rachel Laser, AU's executive director. “Money taken from the taxes of all citizens should go to funding projects for the public good, not religious imagery in houses of worship.”
- Blog PostNew Hampshire legislators are considering a bill that would create education savings accounts – aka, private school vouchers. Due to a lack of support – particularly because of its large price tag – legislators have been continuously narrowing the scope of this bill. But that isn’t enough; legislators need to kill it.