The Latest from Americans United

  • Press Release

    Americans United Issues Statement On New Zealand Mosque Attacks

    “Our hearts are heavy today as we try to comprehend the aftermath of the tragic murders of 49 people and the wounding of at least 20 others in New Zealand," said AU President & CEO Rachel Laser. "This brutal attack by a white nationalist is another reminder of the threat posed by the global reach of hateful extremism and ideologies based on division, fear and violence. We must stand united against this growing plague of hate.
  • interview with RB
    Blog Post

    Middle School Students Create Winning Documentaries On Church-State Separation

    Americans United often gets requests for assistance from students seeking information and research about separation of church and state. I try to do what I can to help. I believe that if a young person has an interest in our issues, we should encourage it.
  • Press Release

    National Council of Churches Head Winkler Named to Americans United Board of Trustees

    “We are excited to have Jim Winkler join our Board of Trustees,” said Rachel Laser, president and CEO of Americans United. “Jim brings a passion for church-state separation and a deep commitment to protecting the religious freedom of all Americans."
  • Plaintiffs Chase Hansel, David Williamson and Keith Becher
    Blog Post

    AU In Federal Appeals Court Argued For Inclusive Invocations In Florida

    Yesterday before the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Miami, Americans United Associate Legal Director Alex J. Luchenitser explained that the Brevard County Board of County Commissioners is discriminating against nontheists in their community.