The Christian Coalition's 2002 "voter guides" are biased, partisan campaign materials and have no place in America's houses of worship, according to Americans United for Separation of Church and State. Read more
The Internal Revenue Service should investigate the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Santa Fe for violating federal tax law by intervening in the New Mexico governor's race, according to Americans United for Separation of Church and State. Read more
A lawsuit challenging State Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore's Ten Commandments display has wrapped up in Alabama.
Americans United for Separation of Church and State and the American Civil Liberties Union of Alabama filed suit against Moore after he arranged to have a two-ton sculpture of the Ten Commandments placed in the lobby of the Judicial Building in Montgomery. Read more
When the Christian Coalition gathers for its national conference in Washington, D.C., this weekend, a controversial television preacher will be the star of the show.
But this year, instead of Coalition founder Pat Robertson, it will be Joyce Meyer. Read more
Giving TV preacher Pat Robertson and other religious leaders control over the distribution of public funds through the Bush "faith-based" initiative violates the Constitution, according to Americans United for Separation of Church and State. Read more
A bill to allow tax-exempt houses of worship to intervene in partisan political campaigns was strongly rejected today in the House of Representatives.
The final vote was 239-178 against the legislation. Americans United for Separation of Church and State, a leading opponent of the legislation, praised the action. Read more
Legislation that would allow tax-exempt houses of worship to intervene in partisan political campaigns will receive a floor vote in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, Oct. 1, according to Capitol Hill sources. Read more
The Senate should reject the nomination of University of Utah law professor Michael McConnell to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, says Americans United for Separation of Church and State.
In a report released today, Americans United surveys McConnell's writings and finds unremitting hostility toward the separation of church and state. McConnell's disdain for this core constitutional principle, Americans United says, makes him unfit for the federal bench. Read more
A government-sponsored religious service in Chicago to commemorate Sept. 11 violates the U.S. Constitution, according to Americans United for Separation of Church and State.
In a letter to Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley, Americans United warned that the city's planned Sept. 11 memorial ceremony fosters too much entanglement between religion and government. Read more