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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

Delaware Valley Chapter (PA/NJ) Audience Debunks Religious Right Myths


At the July 12, 2012 Delaware Valley AU meeting, chapter President Ed Joyce had a little fun with the audience, taking on the persona of ”Reverend Elmer Ganfree from the Glory Be Thy Brethren Fellowship,” who opposed church-state separation! Over a dozen people enjoyed taking “the Reverend” on as he spouted myth after myth about church-state separation. The audience debunked every myth!