The Latest from Americans United

  • Emmaus nativity scene
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    Pennsylvania Town Respects Religious Freedom, Removes Nativity Scene From Public Land

    A Pennsylvania town took steps this year to make its public spaces more welcoming to all: Emmaus agreed to remove a Christian nativity scene from the lawn of its publicly owned library. The removal came after Americans United received a local complaint last December and sent Emmaus a letter requesting the library stop displaying the religious scene.
  • My Favorite Group Of Insubordinates
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    My Favorite Group Of Insubordinates

    “Insubordinate” means two things: “not submitting to authority; disobedient” and "not lower.” That AU supporters would be a group of “insubordinates” is really no surprise, given the views of those responsible for the religious freedom protections of our Constitution. Our principle of church-state separation was pioneered by those who wanted to ensure that America gave equal (not lower!) treatment to those who were considered heretical in that time.
  • People walking through snowy trees
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    We Are All Americans United This Season!

    Americans United produced a new video that reflects the spirit of the season – that we are all Americans United. Please watch and share it with your friends and family!
  • G Bush inaug
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    Bush Left A Troubling Legacy On Church-State Separation

    In the summer of 1992, Bush unveiled the 'G.I. Bill for Children,' a $500 million outlay of taxpayer money to fund voucher schemes nationwide. At the time, Bush was struggling in the polls against Bill Clinton, and the move was seen as a sop to voters.