Latta v. Otter

Ongoing In 2006, Idaho amended its state constitution to specify that “[a] marriage between a man and a woman is the only domestic legal union that shall be valid or recognized in this state.” In hearings before the state legislature, proponents of the ba ... Read »

DeLeon v. Perry

Ongoing Texas amended its state constitution in 2005 to limit the definition of marriage to “one man and one woman,” forbidding the recognition of any other “legal status identical or similar to marriage.” Governor Rick Perry approved the amendment for in ... Read »

Conde-Vidal v. Rius-Armendariz

Ongoing In 1999, Puerto Rico enacted a statute defining marriage as limited to a man and woman, and forbidding recognition of same-sex marriages performed elsewhere. The law was enacted after its sponsors received a petition from religious groups and a pr ... Read »

Brenner v. Armstrong

Ongoing In 2008, Florida amended its state constitution to specify that marriage “is the legal union of only one man and one woman as husband and wife,” and that “no other legal union that is treated as marriage or the substantial equivalent thereof shall ... Read »

El Paso Chapter presents "An Evening of Civil Discourse"

May 1, 2015 at 6:30 pm Join Us for Justice the El Paso Chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church & State presents “An Evening of Civil Discourse” when we discuss Freedom OF Religion vs Freedom FROM Religion The relevance of Church/State Sep ... Read »

Ark Encounter v. Stewart

Ongoing Since 2010, we have been monitoring Kentucky’s involvement with Ark Encounter, a proposed theme park that will feature a 510-foot replica of Noah’s Ark. The project's sponsor, Answers in Genesis (AiG) admits that “[t]he purpose of the Ark Enc ... Read »

Oliver v. Hofmeister

Ongoing Oklahoma’s Lindsey Nichole Henry Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Act provides vouchers to special-needs students for use at private schools. Virtually all of the participating private schools are religious, and these schools can and do ... Read »

Americans United, Allies Ask Oklahoma Supreme Court To Strike Down School Voucher Program

Sooner State Constitution Does Not Allow For Direct Taxpayer Aid To Religious Schools, Say Civil Liberties Groups

Sooner State Constitution Does Not Allow For Direct Taxpayer Aid To Religious Schools, Say Civil Liberties Groups An Oklahoma school voucher program violates the state constitution because it allows public funds to flow directly to religious institutions, ... Read »

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