Election’s Over — What Can I Do Now?

If you’re reading this, then you likely share our concerns about our country’s recent presidential election. You are not alone. Millions of people in this country and across the world are deeply troubled by the potential havoc President-elect Trump’s promised agenda will visit upon the wall of separation between church and state. Take heart. Americans United for Separation of Church and State has been here for 69 years. We’re still…Keep Reading

What Do We Do Now? A Message From Americans United’s Executive Director Barry Lynn

November 10,2016 What Do We Do Now? A Message From Americans United’s Executive Director Barry Lynn It has taken nearly a full day for the impact of Tuesday’s devastating election results to sink in. Perhaps like me, you are feeling denial and disbelief…disappointment or even despair. Perhaps like me, you’re wondering how this could have happened? Perhaps like me, you are asking, “what do we do now?” The election of…Keep Reading

US Supreme Court Should Protect Student and Staff Access To Contraceptives

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Church-State Watchdog Group Says Religiously Affiliated Institutions Are Not Harmed By Birth-Control Mandate Feb 17, 2016 Religiously affiliated institutions may not prevent third parties from providing contraceptive coverage for students and staff who want it, Americans United for Separation of Church and State says. In a friend-of-the-court brief filed today on behalf of almost 250 college and university students and staff who could lose access to vital medical care, Americans United…Keep Reading

Supreme Court Should Protect Access To Contraceptives At Notre Dame

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Americans United Represents Woman Whose Medical Coverage Could Be Blocked By Catholic School Jan 21, 2016 The University of Notre Dame does not have a religious freedom right to bar third parties from providing contraceptive coverage to its students and staff, Americans United for Separation of Church & State told the U.S. Supreme Court. In a brief filed today on behalf of a Notre Dame student who seeks access to…Keep Reading