AU, Allies File Brief Challenging Cross In Fla. Public Park

Americans United on Nov. 22 was joined by 13 religious and civil-rights organizations in urging a federal appeals court to affirm that a towering cross in a Florida public park is unconstitutional. AU and allies filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the ... Read »

Johnson Amendment Repeal Not Included In Congress’ Tax Bill

Senate Democrats were able to block a provision in Congress’ tax overhaul bill that would have gutted the Johnson Amendment, which pro­tects the integrity of elections and of tax-exempt organizations, including houses of worship, by ensuring that nonprofi ... Read »

Pa. Woman Who Fears ‘Mark Of Devil’ Wins Case

A state court has ruled that a former public school bus driver in Pennsylvania who argued that her employer violated her religious freedom by terminating her after she refused to undergo a background check that includ­ed providing fingerprints can’t be de ... Read »

Evolution In Public Schools Under Attack In Fla.

An anti-science bill filed in the Florida legislature concerns critics, who say it is designed to open the door to creationism in public schools. The bill, House Bill 825, if implemented as is, would require “[c]ontroversial theories and concepts... [to] ... Read »