The Latest from Americans United
- Blog PostAmericans United and our supporters are excited that Public Schools Week gives us the opportunity to express how much we appreciate our public schools as diverse, inclusive, welcoming spaces that are the building blocks of vibrant learning communities. You can share your own story so that we can amplify why we #LovePublicEducation!
- 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.”