A Richland, Wash., florist does not have a First Amendment right to refuse service to same-sex couples, Americans United for Separation of Church and State says.
A Mesquite, Texas, judge who announced that he will not serve same-sex couples seeking marriage licenses is in danger of violating the First and Fourteenth Amendments, Americans United for Separation of Church and State says.
A woman who received a bad-conduct discharge from the U.S.
The University of Notre Dame does not have a religious freedom right to bar third parties from providing contraceptive coverage to its students and staff, Americans United told the U.S.
The U.S. Supreme Court should make it clear that Missouri taxpayers can't be compelled to give aid to a religious institution, says Americans United for Separation of Church and State.
The high court announced today that it will hear an appeal of a case brought by Trinity Lutheran Church in Columbia, Mo., which sought a state grant to purchase recycled tires to resurface its playground.
Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore’s latest attempt to block marriage equality in Alabama is a pathetic gesture that is doomed to fail, and it should be ignored by state officials, Americans United for Separation of Church and State says.
Moore today ordered all probate judges in Alabama to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples and suggested that a state constitutional amendment and a law limiting marriage to opposite-sex couples remain in force.
Moore is flat-out wrong, says Americans United.
Hands On Originals, Inc., does not have a free-speech or free-exercise right to violate Lexington-Fayette Urban County, Ky., anti-discrimination laws, says Americans United for Separation of Church and State.
In a friend-of-the-court brief filed yesterday with the Commonwealth of Kentucky Court of Appeals, Americans United said Hands On Originals cannot use the religious beliefs of its owner as legal cover for refusing to make T-shirts for a gay-pride event.
Rowan County, Ky., Clerk Kim Davis must issue valid marriage licenses to all qualified couples, including those of the same sex, says Americans United for Separation of Church and State.
In a friend-of-the-court brief filed yesterday evening with the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Americans United said Davis' religious beliefs do not trump the U.S. Supreme Court's marriage-equality decision in Obergefell v.
A Pennsylvania woman and her minor child should be permitted to sue the New Kensington-Arnold School District over a Ten Commandments display at a local high school, Americans United for Separation of Church and State said in a friend-of-the-court brief in the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Marie Schaub filed the suit in 2012 with the assistance of the Freedom From Religion Foundation. But U.S. District Court Judge Terrence F.
Elbert County Clerk Dallas Schroeder must remove a poster with a biblical passage disparaging the marriages of same-sex couples from his government office, says Americans United for Separation of Church and State.
Schroeder’s office is responsible for issuing marriage licenses, and it’s clear that the clerk put up the poster to express disapproval of same-sex unions, the organization asserts.
The poster depicts an image of a bride and a groom accompanied by a verse from the first Book of Corinthians that reads, “…each man should have his own wif