The Latest from Americans United
- Blog Post
An Oregon Public School Is Accused Of Discriminating Against LGBTQ Kids And Forcing A Student To Read The BibleOregon’s Department of Education is investigating disturbing reports of potential violations of religious freedom and LGBTQ rights at a public high school, including that staff may have been using their personal religious beliefs to determine how they treat LGBTQ students.
- Blog Post'Church & State' has continued to be the only monthly journal providing regular news and analysis of developments in the world of church-state separation – and its stands unabashedly in favor of the wall of separation between church and state.
- Blog PostOklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed two bills that undermine religious freedom: SB 1140, which allows state-funded adoption and foster care agencies to use religion to justify denying children homes and discriminating against prospective parents, and HB 2177, which authorizes every government building and public school to display the Ten Commandments.
- Press Release
Americans United Denounces Oklahoma Gov. Fallin’s Signing Of SB 1140, A Discriminatory Adoption Bill“Religious freedom is a fundamental American value. So is protecting our children. Senate Bill 1140 violates both of these core principles," said AU Legislative Director Maggie Garrett. "Religion should never be used as an excuse to discriminate or cause harm to others, but this law gives taxpayer-funded child welfare agencies the authority to do just that."