The Latest from Americans United
- Press Release
Americans United CEO Rachel Laser Testifies On Capitol Hill: Reject Efforts To Use Religion To Justify Discrimination"Congress should pass the Do No Harm Act, a simple yet critical bill designed to restore RFRA to its original intent. It will preserve the law's power to protect religious freedom, while clarifying it may not be used to harm others," AU President & CEO Rachel Laser testified before Congress.
- Blog PostAlabama is one of 30 states and three U.S. territories in which LGBTQ people lack explicit legal protections that leave them vulnerable to discrimination, which impacts their safety, job security and everyday lives.
- Blog PostSpeakers made the case that RFRA, which was originally intended as a protective measure for religious minority groups, has been misinterpreted and distorted, first by the George W. Bush administration, then the U.S. Supreme Court and, most recently, the Trump Administration.
- Blog PostJustice Samuel Alito’s opinion leans heavily on history. The cross was erected in 1925 to honor veterans of World War I. In Alito's view, a cross can morph into a non-religious symbol, given enough time.