Jul 02, 2019“As we know from the firsthand accounts of our plaintiffs – health care providers who are on the front lines every day caring for patients – discrimination in health care is dangerous and lives are truly at stake. Confronted with these facts and the flurry of lawsuits showing how the Denial of Care Rule would irreparably harm health care providers and patients across the country, the Trump administration agreed to delay implementation."
Jun 25, 2019"Congress should pass the Do No Harm Act, a simple yet critical bill designed to restore RFRA to its original intent. It will preserve the law's power to protect religious freedom, while clarifying it may not be used to harm others," AU President & CEO Rachel Laser testified before Congress.
Jun 20, 2019“The Supreme Court’s misguided decision to allow government to play favorites and prominently display religious symbols as public war memorials dishonors our country’s veterans and the fundamental principle of religious freedom they fought and died for," said AU President and CEO Rachel Laser. "The towering Bladensburg Cross is an inherently Christian symbol that excludes thousands of non-Christian veterans and ignores the tremendous sacrifices they made."
Jun 12, 2019“People’s lives are at risk if the Trump administration’s Denial of Care Rule is allowed to go into effect,” said Richard B. Katskee, legal director for Americans United. “This rule is so unconstitutional and unconscionable that it cannot be allowed to take effect. We urge the court to block it.”
Jun 06, 2019“The Denial of Care Rule risks patients’ lives, threatens our public health safety net and corrupts the true meaning of religious freedom,” said Rachel Laser, president and CEO of Americans United. “The rule in particular hampers Baltimore’s ability to protect the health of its 600,000 residents and address the city’s unique health challenges.”