The Latest from Americans United
- Blog PostWe are long past the days when a restaurant, hotel or store could summarily refuse to serve people on the basis of race or religion. Now it’s time to extend those protections to members of the LGBTQ community as well.
- Blog PostThe aggressive abortion ban bills being considered in states across the country may not explicitly mention religion, but it’s clear that these bills and the restrictive policies they propose are religiously motivated.
- Blog PostPublic broadcasting has been a frequent target for the Religious Right, whose leaders have over the years demanded it be shut down. This usually happens after PBS airs something that is perceived to be LGBTQ-friendly or that calls for tolerance.
- Press Release“The Equality Act is a critically needed check on the Religious Right’s weaponization of ‘religious freedom’ as a license to discriminate," said AU President & CEO Rachel Laser. "Time and again the safety and security of the LGBTQ community is threatened by the Religious Right’s desire to move our country backwards."