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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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Greater Houston AU Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Special Guest Barry W. Lynn

Greater Houston AU celebrated the chapter's 20th anniversary by recognizing past leaders and preparing chapter members and supporters for the future. The event featured AU Executive Director Rev. Barry W. Lynn, who spoke on “Separation Anxiety: The First Amendment at Risk.” Barry also previewed his upcoming book "God and Government: 25 Years of Fighting for Equality, Secularism and Freedom of Conscience."
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