Mar 25, 2020'When health experts and public officials determine that large gatherings must be cancelled for the public good, we must follow their lead and apply these guidelines to secular and religious gatherings equally. The Constitution not only permits it, but demands it," said AU President and CEO Rachel Laser. "Such restrictions do not violate religious freedom; they ensure religious freedom is not misused in ways that risk people’s lives."
Feb 24, 2020"Ensuring children have safe homes with loving families must be the number one priority for foster care agencies. That’s why no taxpayer-funded agency should be able to turn away qualified parents because they are the ‘wrong’ religion or LGBTQ," said Rachel Laser, president and CEO of Americans United.
Feb 18, 2020“Our country promises religious freedom for everyone, including people who are incarcerated. That means jails and prisons must provide equal opportunities for all prisoners to practice their faith,” said Alex Luchenitser, associate legal director at Americans United.
Feb 11, 2020“This settlement protects the religious freedom of everyone in Brevard County," said Alex J. Luchenitser, associate legal director of Americans United and lead counsel in the case. "No one should be excluded from participating in local government because of their beliefs about religion."
Feb 05, 2020“Our government officials would be wise to steer clear of the National Prayer Breakfast and recognize it for what it is – the pièce de résistance of The Family’s coordinated campaign to impose a narrow set of religious beliefs onto our shared secular laws," said Rachel Laser, president and CEO of Americans United.