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Winston-Salem AU Hosts Katherine Stewart


Katherine Stewart, author of The Good News Club; The Christian Right’s Stealth Assault on America’s Children, will speak at 7 PM on Saturday, October 20, at the Physics Auditorium, Wake Forest University.  A book signing will take place immediately following her talk. Read more

Orange County (CA) AU Hosts Julie Korinke from Planned Parenthood

The Orange County chapter’s October 6th event features Julie Korinke, the Public Affairs Manager for Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties.   Julie will be speaking on “The War on Women and What It Has to Do with the Separation of Church and State.”  The discussion will cover the war on women and how it impacts the upcoming election, both locally and nationally.  We ignore it at our peril if we allow the powerful to give those with a religious agenda control over aspects of our health care, all done in the name of their definition of "religious freedom." Read more

Naples (FL) AU Hosting Forum on Florida Amendment 8

Amendment 8 is a serious threat to religious liberty in Florida.  Learn the truth about Amendment 8 from our exceptional panel, moderated by Sasha Rethati, host and producer of Sound off with Sasha on Public Broadcasting.  Speakers for the event include:  Howard Simon, ACLU – FL, Executive Director, Rev. Read more

Great Plains AU (KS) Hosts Rev. Barry Lynn

AU members in the Wichita area listen up! The Great Plains AU Chapter is hosting Rev. Barry Lynn, speaking on "A New Definition of Religious Freedom: The Fraud of Fundamentalism" Read more