April 13 is Thomas Jefferson's birthday. Americans United encourages people to mark the occasion by standing up for Jefferson's views on religious liberty.
This is important because
Religious Right groups often
argue that the Sage of Monticello
agreed with them on the relationship between religion and government.
Anyone who is familiar with Jefferson's
writings knows why such claims are absurd. If he were alive today, he would rebuke the Religious Right, not join them. Read more