Dear Religious Leader: AU's Letter On Church Politicking Hits Congregational Mail Boxes Around America
Over the past week, Americans United has mailed friendly letters to 100,000 clergy and lay leaders reminding them of the provisions of federal tax law and urging them not to endorse candidates from the pulpit.
My 10-year-old son and I spent last night at a Halloween pumpkin carving contest.
Unholy Inquisition: Justice Department Says 'Faith-Based' Grantees Can Ignore Anti-Bias Laws Approved By Congress
Say you're a social worker in the Washington, D.C., suburbs and you've just heard about a new U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) program intended to keep kids out of gangs. You hop down to the local agency running the project to put in an application.
A devout Roman Catholic taking a helicopter to attend Sunday morning services at a Baptist church nearly 200 miles from his house followed by lunch with "local officials" at a shooting range—sounds like a politician on his campaign trail.
Earlier this year, Americans United assisted a New Jersey public school district that sought to rein in a football coach who was leading students in pre-game prayers.
To some, maybe it's just a sculpture of a middle-aged bearded man in shepherd's clothing holding a baby and playing with children.
To everyone else, including the sculptor, it's Jesus Christ.
Texas Side Step: Bishops' Letter Attacking Pro-Choice Candidates Attempts To Sashay Past Federal Tax Law
Two Texas bishops have released a letter informing their congregants whom they can and can't vote for and remain faithful members of the Roman Catholic Church.
Religious Right-driven skirmishes over the role of religion in public life continue to roil communities around California.