Rachel Laser, CEO and President of Americans United


Religious extremists are not done. They’re looking to impose extreme, regressive policies fueled by one narrow religious viewpoint on all of us. We are fighting back.

Here are our newest cases fighting Christian Nationalism across the country.

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Fighting discrimination in Oklahoma

No family should face discrimination at a public school, and no student should be expelled for failing to conform to religious doctrines.

Learn more about the fight in Oklahoma

Fighting abortion bans in Missouri

Abortion bans impose one narrow religious doctrine on everyone. These bans violate the separation of church and state.

Learn more about the fight in Missouri

Church-State Separation & the Courts

Americans United’s Legal Department defends church-state separation by going to court on behalf of people whose religious-freedom rights have been violated; by contacting school districts, municipalities, and state and federal agencies to resolve constitutional violations without litigation; and by contributing our expertise through friend-of-the-court briefs in cases nationwide.

We will never stop fighting the religious extremists who use religious freedom to discriminate and harm others across the United States.

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Congress needs to hear from you!

Urge your legislators to co-sponsor the Do No Harm Act today.

The Do No Harm Act will help ensure that our laws are a shield to protect religious freedom and not used as a sword to harm others by undermining civil rights laws and denying access to health care.

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