Americans United Announces New Project To Counter Bogus ‘Religious Freedom’ Claims

‘Protect Thy Neighbor’ Will Focus On Lobbying, Litigating And Boosting Public Awareness

‘Protect Thy Neighbor’ Will Focus On Lobbying, Litigating And Boosting Public Awareness Americans United for Separation of Church and State today unveiled an aggressive, multi-pronged initiative to fight the growing idea that “religious freedom” gives peo ... Read »

Rev. Steven Baines Speaking in Phoenix, AZ

July 8, 2015 at 7:00 pm Address:  1407 N. 2nd St., Phoenix, AZ, 85004 LGBT Equality, Religious Liberty and the Law! Join us for a community conversation about our national efforts to balance civil rights and religious belief. Wednesday, July 8th 7:00- 9:0 ... Read »

Maryland Chapter Tabling at Baltimore Pride- Come Volunteer!

July 26, 2015 at 11:00 am The Maryland Chapter will be tabling at Baltimore Pride Volunteers Needed! We need a few people to talk to people and distribute brochures. We will be in booth # TBD (see http://baltimorepride.org/) Parking map: TBD If you don� ... Read »

Maryland Chapter Meeting

July 7, 2015 at 7:30 pm The Maryland Chapter Monthly Meeting Tuesday, July 7 7:30pm Ding How Restuarant 631 S Broadway Baltimore, MD 21231 Please RSVP at http://www.meetup.com/churchandstate-33/events/223200853/ by Monday, July 6. Chapter Facebook Page: h ... Read »

Protect Your Neighbors (Yes, All Of Them)

Sarah Jones Wall of Separation At a press conference this morning, Americans United announced a bold new initiative to combat claims that religious freedom is a constitutional right to discriminate. AU’s executive director, the Rev. Barry W. Lynn, explain ... Read »

Wheaton College v. Burwell

Ongoing As part of the Affordable Care Act's implementing regulations, group health plans are required to include coverage for various forms of preventative care, including all FDA-approved methods of contraception. Houses of worship are exempt from ... Read »

Remembering James Dunn: Baptist Champion Of Religious Freedom

Rob Boston Wall of Separation When I began working for Americans United in 1987, one thing confused me: Why were there so many Southern Baptists hanging around? Southern Baptists were the enemy – or so I thought. After all, they were extremely conservativ ... Read »

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