The Latest from Americans United

  • B Fischer
    Blog Post

    Religious Right Radio Show Host Sympathizes With New Zealand Shooter

    Bryan Fischer, a radio host for the American Family Association, responded to the terrorist attacks on two mosques in New Zealand that killed 50 people by asserting, "I hate Islam." He rambled that if government won't stop Islam, the natural result will be "vigilante justice."
  • 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."