Americans United Staffer Honored For Religious Freedom Work In Georgia

Legislative Director Maggie Garrett To Receive Award From LGBT Rights Group

Legislative Director Maggie Garrett To Receive Award From LGBT Rights Group Georgia Equality will honor Americans United for Separation of Church and State Legislative Director Maggie Garrett at its upcoming Evening For Equality. Garrett will receive the ... Read »

Winners of Student Essay Contest Announced

First Place Essay Will Be Published In July/August Issue Of Church & State Magazine

The first Americans United for Separation of Church and State Student Essay Contest  was a great success. We received over 155 essays from high school seniors and college students in 43 different states  exploring why the separation of church of state is ... Read »

Ariz. Town Grapples With Prayer Policy After Complaints

Officials in an Arizona town have decided to change the community’s invocation policy after Americans United raised the possibility of a lawsuit. Members of the Chino Valley Town Council had been in the habit of reciting mostly Christian prayers out loud ... Read »

The Persistence Of Pulpit Politicking

Will The IRS FInally Crack Down On Unlawful Church Electioneering?

During a sermon in May 2008, the Rev. Gus Booth made absolutely sure his congregation knew precisely which presidential candidates he did not want them to back. “If you are a Christian, you cannot support Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama.…Both Hillary and ... Read »

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