The Latest from Americans United
- Press Release
On Behalf Of Notre Dame Students, Groups Sue Trump-Pence Administration And University Over Backroom Deal To Take Away Coverage Of Birth Control“Universities should not be allowed to use religion to deny women access to birth control,” said AU President and CEO Rachel Laser. “The Trump-Pence administration and the University of Notre Dame conspired in secret dealings to take away insurance coverage for women’s reproductive healthcare. This lawsuit aims to get it back.”
- Blog Post
A Dispute Over A Wash. Flower Shop That Doesn’t Want To Serve Same-Sex Couples Is Headed Back To A Lower CourtThe U.S. Supreme Court today sent back for more review Arlene’s Flowers v. Washington, one of several cases circling the court system involving a business that wants to use religious beliefs to justify discrimination against LGBTQ people.
- Blog PostOn the heels of two historic referendums in Ireland – last month’s repeal of the abortion ban and the 2015 referendum establishing marriage equality – the country is gearing up for a new referendum that would advance religious freedom: Voters soon will decide whether to eliminate Ireland’s constitutional prohibition on blasphemy.
- Blog Post
Trump Hurts His Administration’s Legal Argument In The Muslim Ban By Comparing It To His Family Separation PolicyThe U.S. Supreme Court is set to hand a decision on the Muslim ban case any day now – maybe even tomorrow. President Donald J. Trump, meanwhile, is doing his side no favors. He reportedly compared the cruel and inhumane ban to his highly controversial policy of family separation at the southern border.