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Americans United, Center For Reproductive Rights And Lambda Legal Sue Trump Administration To Block Denial Of Care Rule

“We will not tolerate this dangerous policy that puts the health of women, LGBTQ people, religious minorities and so many others in jeopardy," said Rachel Laser, president and CEO of Americans United. "Our government should be protecting America’s patients, not putting their lives at risk and calling it religious freedom. The Constitution does not condone this type of grave harm to others.”

Americans United, ACLU File Brief Opposing Taxpayer-Funded Religious Training In Maine

“Forcing Maine residents to pay for religious education – particularly at private schools that can discriminate against students – is a fundamental violation of religious freedom,” said Alex J. Luchenitser, AU’s associate legal director. “The court should reject this lawsuit and maintain the state’s current protections that ensure that taxpayers aren’t compelled to support religious beliefs with which they may not agree.”

Americans United Issues Statement On New Zealand Mosque Attacks

“Our hearts are heavy today as we try to comprehend the aftermath of the tragic murders of 49 people and the wounding of at least 20 others in New Zealand," said AU President & CEO Rachel Laser. "This brutal attack by a white nationalist is another reminder of the threat posed by the global reach of hateful extremism and ideologies based on division, fear and violence. We must stand united against this growing plague of hate.


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The Supreme Court just gutted decades of precedent by stripping away public school students’ religious freedom rights.

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