The Latest from Americans United
- Press Release“Montana taxpayers should never be forced to fund religious education – that’s a fundamental violation of religious freedom,” said Rachel Laser, president and CEO of Americans United. “The Montana Supreme Court’s decision protects both church-state separation and public education. It’s a double win.”
- Blog PostHouse Democrats are spearheading a change to the chamber’s rules to permit representatives to wear religious headwear, including hijabs, kippahs and turbans. Congresswoman-elect Ilhan Omar, who is Muslim and wears a hijab, is facing anti-Muslim remarks as a result.
- Press Release“House leadership is trying to ram through language in any bill they can before they give up the gavel in January and it will become much harder for them to repeal the Johnson Amendment,” said Rachel Laser, president and CEO of Americans United.
- Blog PostAmericans support the Johnson Amendment because they don’t want to see our houses of worship and charitable nonprofits become politicized. Many people feel that our nation is already too bitterly divided over politics these days.