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The Central Savannah River Area (Georgia) Americans United Chapter Screens Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial

Before the July 19th business meeting, Americans United Central Savannah River Area Chapter will watch part II of the 2007 NOVA documentary, Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial.

The screening will begin at 3:00 PM at the Columbia County Library meeting room (7022 Evans Town Center Boulevard). You can RSVP and share this event on Facebook. Read more

Delaware Valley (Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey) Americans United Chapter Hosts Ethan Andersen at Cherry Hill Discussion Group

Join the Americans United Delaware Valley Chapter to hear guest speaker Ethan Andersen discuss New Jersey’s aid-in-dying legislation, and how the Religious Right is trying to block it. Ethan Andersen is a Field Organizer for Compassion & Choices, the nation’s leading End of Life Choice advocacy organization. Read more

Great Plains (Kansas) Americans United Chapter Hosts Dicussion on Current Civil Liberties Landscape

Where Freedom Stands: Civil Liberties in Kansas Today

The Great Plains Chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State and the American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas are having a conversation about the status of civil liberties in the state and nation. They will celebrate recent victories, discuss what happened during the 2015 Kansas legislative session, get advice on priorities for the coming year, and share steps every Kansan can take to defend their freedoms. Read more

Nature Coast (Florida) Chapter Shares Accomplishments

The Nature Coast Chapter 65 of Americans United started about sixteen years ago in Citrus County, Florida. We organized in part because there is a large Evangelical and Roman Catholic representation in our community, and the School System uses volunteers from these religious group to help teach an abstinence-only policy in their family planning courses. Also, prayers often accompany political events and precede governmental meetings. Read more

Maryland AU to Host Rev. Barry Lynn on Sunday

Maryland AU and the Baltimore Coalition of Reason are hosting Rev. Barry Lynn, at the First Unitarian Church of Baltimore, at 12 W. Franklin Street, Sunday, May 17 at 11 AM. Barry will speak on “Separation Anxiety: The First Amendment at Risk” — and will update everyone on the latest church-state separation events such as arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court on marriage equality.
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