Americans United and our allies urged a federal appeals court to affirm that nontheists should be allowed to give invocations at the public meetings of the Brevard County, Fla., Board of County Commissioners.
Having a chaplain puts the House of Representatives in the position to pick one religious leader over all others. Yet the House membership includes representatives who are Buddhist, Humanist, Muslim, Hindu, Jewish, Orthodox Christian, Catholic, numerous Protestant denominations and those with no religion at all.
AU rallied outside the U.S. Supreme Court as the justices heard arguments in a case challenging President Donald J. Trump’s Muslim ban. We were proud to stand side by side with allies to send a clear message that there should be no Muslim ban, ever.