Michigan has 13,000 children in foster care and has a shortage of adoptive and foster families. Yet a Michigan law allows organizations that contract with the state to provide foster care services to use religion to justify turning away families who want to provide safe, loving homes to these children.
I decided to intern at Americans United because I wanted to learn more about communications and I wanted to be involved in a cause that I am passionate about. Separation of church and state is an important issue to me and I wanted to be able to promote it while growing professionally.
South Dakota’s House Education Committee has rejected an anti-science bill that would have allowed public schools to teach “intelligent design,” a code term for creationism.