Heather Weaver

Senior Staff Attorney, American Civil Liberties Union


Heather L. Weaver is a senior staff attorney with the ACLU Program on Freedom of Religion and Belief. She litigates a wide range of religious-liberty cases nationwide. Weaver is a graduate of Dickinson College (’99) and received her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall). Prior to joining the ACLU, Weaver was an attorney at Americans United for Separation of Church and State, where she litigated cases involving a variety of church-state issues. She writes and speaks publicly about the First Amendment and has been interviewed and quoted by a variety of news outlets, including the New York Times, Al Jazeera America, the Huffington Post, Politico, the Washington Post, and Fox News.

BREAKING NEWS

Americans United & the National Women’s Law Center file suit to challenge Missouri’s abortion bans.

Abortion bans violate the separation of church and state. Americans United and the National Women’s Law Center—the leading experts in religious freedom and gender justice—have joined forces with thirteen clergy from six faith traditions to challenge Missouri’s abortion bans as unconstitutionally imposing one narrow religious doctrine on everyone.


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