Americans Don't Want Churches Mixing Religion With Partisan Politics, New Poll Shows

Congressional Efforts to Change Tax Law Should Come to a 'Screeching Halt,' Says AU's Lynn

A new poll shows that an overwhelming majority of Americans believe churches should not endorse candidates for public office, results that will likely slow down congressional efforts to allow church-based politicking, according to Americans United for Separation of Church and State. Read more

Vouchers Require Taxpayer Funding For Religious Indoctrination, Says Americans United

State-Supported Religion Is Unconstitutional, Group Charges

Private school voucher plans force Americans to pay taxes to support religious indoctrination and thus should be struck down by the Supreme Court, says Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments today in Zelman v. Simmons-Harris, a case testing the constitutionality of Cleveland's private school voucher plan. Americans United, which helped bring the legal challenge to the Cleveland program, has asked the high court to declare voucher aid to church schools a violation of church-state separation. Read more