The official Americans United blog covering local activism and events.
On Tuesday, October 22, the Winston-Salem AU chapter will host Elizabeth Freeze from Planned Parenthood. Ms. Freeze will talk about current attacks on women's health care, particularly on birth control and abortion. AU has spoken out about attacks led by the Catholic Bishops and Religious Right leaders. Ms. Freeze will share information on the state of women's health care in North Carolina, and how people can get involved in fighting back. Read more
God Loves Uganda is a powerful exploration of the evangelical campaign to change African culture with values imported from America’s Christian Right. In this 90-minute film, producer-director Ross Williams makes the argument that Christian evangelicals—including members of the United States Congress—are using Uganda as a proxy for waging the culture war against “sexual immorality” that they are losing in the United States. Read more
Tomorrow night the Indiana AU chapter is hosting Rev. Steven Baines, who will speak on the topic "Religious Liberty or Religious Coercion: What is Really at Stake with Religious Freedom in America?" The event takes place Tuesday, September 10, at 7 PM, at Broadway United Methodist Church, 609 East 29th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46205. Read more