Join the Americans United Delaware Valley Chapter to hear guest speaker Ethan Andersen discuss New Jersey’s aid-in-dying legislation, and how the Religious Right is trying to block it. Ethan Andersen is a Field Organizer for Compassion & Choices, the nation’s leading End of Life Choice advocacy organization.
Where Freedom Stands: Civil Liberties in Kansas Today
The Great Plains Chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State and the American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas are having a conversation about the status of civil liberties in the state and nation. They will celebrate recent victories, discuss what happened during the 2015 Kansas legislative session, get advice on priorities for the coming year, and share steps every Kansan can take to defend their freedoms.
The San Diego Americans United Chapter will be tabling at Godless Gala, San Diego’s first Secular Fair. The secular fair will take place on Saturday, June 27th from 5:00- 10:00 p.m. in the Kearny Mesa area, overlooking Murphy Canyon. The admission fee is $10.50 and tickets can be purchased online .
Maryland AU and the Baltimore Coalition of Reason are hosting Rev. Barry Lynn, at the First Unitarian Church of Baltimore, at 12 W. Franklin Street, Sunday, May 17 at 11 AM. Barry will speak on “Separation Anxiety: The First Amendment at Risk” — and will update everyone on the latest church-state separation events such as arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court on marriage equality.
Columbia AU recently hosted Robert Aughenbaugh and Kaye Schmitt of Protect Portland Children and Bruce Adams of Americans United discussing proselytizing in public schools and what you can do about it.
Delaware Valley AU hosted its 2015 Church-State Separation Conference at the Philadelphia Downtown Marriott on Saturday May 2, from 12 noon to 6 PM.
Greater Houston AU celebrated the chapter's 20th anniversary by recognizing past leaders and preparing chapter members and supporters for the future. The event featured AU Executive Director Rev. Barry W. Lynn, who spoke on “Separation Anxiety: The First Amendment at Risk.” Barry also previewed his upcoming book "God and Government: 25 Years of Fighting for Equality, Secularism and Freedom of Conscience."
Rob Boston, Communications Director at Americans United for Separation of Church and State in Washington, addressed the latest assault on public schools at a March 28 event hosted by Sarasota-Manatee AU. His presentation was titled: "Privatization Schemes: The Latest Assault on Public Schools."