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Upcoming Events

  • A Time to Heal, A Time to Build: A Conversation with Melissa Rogers and E.J. Dionne, Jr.

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    In a forthcoming report by the Brookings Institution, “A Time to Heal, A Time to Build,” Melissa Rogers and E.J. Dionne, Jr. offer recommendations on how the next U.S. presidential administration should grapple with issues at religion's intersection with law, public policy, and social service partnerships. The report, one of the most comprehensive papers to date on religion's intersection with governance in the United States, is based on broad consultations with former administration officials of both parties, scholars, and leaders of religious and civil society institutions.

  • A Critical Nexus

    Separation of Church and State and Racial Justice: A Critical Nexus

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    Hosted by Machar, the Washington Congregation for Secular Humanistic Judaism

    Americans United CEO Rachel Laser will discuss our country’s longstanding relationship between religious freedom and racism, religious freedom’s misuse to advance a white Christian nationalist agenda, and what we can do to stop the abuse of an ideal that should make us all more, and not less, free.

     

  • Our Day In Court Virtual Townhall

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    Join a panel of experts (including AU's Dena Sher) to break down Fulton v. Philadelphia, the arguments made at the court, potential outcomes, and what we can do between now and #DecisionDay (#DD). Participants will also be able to submit their questions to the panel.

  • A Critical Nexus

    Separation of Church and State and Racial Justice: A Critical Nexus

    When

    Hosted by Northwest Neighbors Village

    Americans United CEO Rachel Laser will discuss our country’s longstanding relationship between religious freedom and racism, religious freedom’s misuse to advance a white Christian nationalist agenda, and what we can do to stop the abuse of an ideal that should make us all more, and not less, free.

  • Rabbi Merrill Shapiro presents "From Democracy to Theocracy: Following the Supreme Court's Yellow Brick Road"

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    In Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, the Supreme Court ruled that taxpayers can be forced to fund religious schools in states with private school voucher programs. In Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru, the Supreme Court ruled that “ministerial exception” means teachers at private religious schools aren't protected from employment discrimination. The Supreme Court protected people in Louisiana who are seeking abortions, BUT in Trump v.