Nov 07, 2018“This administration is weaponizing ‘religious freedom’ to justify hurting the millions of women who depend on contraception for their health and equality,” said AU President and CEO Rachel Laser. “Bosses shouldn’t get to impose their religious beliefs on their employees, nor should universities on their students."
Nov 07, 2018“Religious freedom scored some major wins last night," said Rachel Laser, AU's president and CEO. "The House flip provides an important check on the Trump administration’s relentless attacks on separation of religion and government. The people of Arizona, led by teachers and moms, stood up to protect public education over vouchers for private, religious schools. Rural Kentucky rejected the extremism of Kim Davis."
Nov 02, 2018“Our Constitution protects the religious freedom of all Americans – religious and nonreligious alike – by ensuring that government does not endorse a particular faith or favor religion over nonreligion. This immense Christian cross on public land clearly shows government promoting one religion – Christianity – above all others," said Rachel Laser, AU's president and CEO.
Oct 30, 2018“It is a fundamental violation of religious freedom to force Maine taxpayers to support education in religious beliefs which they do not hold,” said Alex J. Luchenitser, Americans United’s associate legal director. “And taxpayers should never be compelled to support discrimination, which some private religious schools practice.”
Oct 24, 2018“This is a stunning reversal of course. It is unconscionable that the federal government, after supporting Aimee Stephens through five years of court battles, would abandon her on the Supreme Court’s doorstep," said Rachel Laser, president and CEO of Americans United.