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SCOTUS Virtual Town Hall: Carson v. Makin

  Rachel Laser

AU President and CEO Rachel Laser moderated a panel discussion on the potential impact to church-state separation and public education if the Supreme Court forces Maine taxpayers to fund private religious education. Speakers included Randi Weingarten, president of the National Federation of Teachers; Holly Hollman, BJC general counsel and associate executive director; and Richard B. Katskee, vice president and legal director at Americans United. With introductions from Brian Silva, AU's vice president of outreach & engagement.

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SCOTUS Virtual Town Hall: Dobbs v. Jackson

  Alicia Johnson

AU National Organizer and Student Network Manager Alicia Johnson moderated a panel discussion about the future of abortion access, reproductive freedom and church-state separation following oral arguments in the Supreme Court case Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, involving Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban. Speakers included Alice Wang, a staff attorney at the Center for Reproductive Rights, and Michelle Colon of the abortion advocacy organization SHERo Mississippi. With introductions from Brian Silva, AU's vice president of outreach & engagement.


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As Supreme Court Entertains Attack On Civil Rights Laws In 303 Creative, Americans United Reminds Nation Of What’s At Stake

Americans United for Separation of Church and State joined 29 religious freedom organizations in filing an amicus brief that explained how anti-discrimination laws like Colorado’s protect religious minorities as well as LGBTQ people and customers with other protected characteristics, such as race, sex, age and ability.

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