Orange County, CA Chapter Event

May 16, 2015 at 1:15 pm The Orange County chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State May 16th event is a screening of the film “Unborn in the USA: Inside the War on Abortion”.  This documentary examines the strategies of American anti- ... Read »

Latta v. Otter

Ongoing In 2006, Idaho amended its state constitution to specify that “[a] marriage between a man and a woman is the only domestic legal union that shall be valid or recognized in this state.” In hearings before the state legislature, proponents of the ba ... Read »

DeLeon v. Perry

Ongoing Texas amended its state constitution in 2005 to limit the definition of marriage to “one man and one woman,” forbidding the recognition of any other “legal status identical or similar to marriage.” Governor Rick Perry approved the amendment for in ... Read »

Conde-Vidal v. Rius-Armendariz

Ongoing In 1999, Puerto Rico enacted a statute defining marriage as limited to a man and woman, and forbidding recognition of same-sex marriages performed elsewhere. The law was enacted after its sponsors received a petition from religious groups and a pr ... Read »

Brenner v. Armstrong

Ongoing In 2008, Florida amended its state constitution to specify that marriage “is the legal union of only one man and one woman as husband and wife,” and that “no other legal union that is treated as marriage or the substantial equivalent thereof shall ... Read »

Americans United Fights In Federal Court For Student And Staff Access To Contraceptives At Notre Dame

Church-State Watchdog Is Only National Group Arguing On Behalf Of Women Who May Lose Access To Vital Medical Care At Catholic School

Church-State Watchdog Is Only National Group Arguing On Behalf Of Women Who May Lose Access To Vital Medical Care At Catholic School A recent U.S. Supreme Court decision does not change the fact that the University of Notre Dame’s religious beliefs are no ... Read »

Triad Chapter hosts Rev. Barry Lynn

April 26, 2015 at 9:00 am The Rev. Barry W. Lynn, the executive director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State and an ordained United Church of Christ minister, will be in the pulpit at the Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship of Winston-Sal ... Read »

Triad Chapter Meeting with guest speaker Bill J. Leonard

April 28, 2015 at 7:00 pm The Triad Chapter of AU will meet on Tuesday, April 28, at 7 p.m. at the Polo Recreation Center (1850 Polo Road, Winston-Salem) Guest Speaker: Bill J. Leonard Topic: Ceremonial Prayer In the 2014 Greece decision, Justice Kennedy ... Read »

Rochester Chapter hosting guest speaker Maggie Garrett

April 27, 2015 at 7:15 pm The Rochester Chapter of Americans United Announces Spring Speaker Maggie Garrett Legislative Director, Americans United Current Attacks on the Wall of Separation: The Legislative Landscape as Seen from Washington Ms. Garrett is ... Read »

El Paso Chapter presents "An Evening of Civil Discourse"

May 1, 2015 at 6:30 pm Join Us for Justice the El Paso Chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church & State presents “An Evening of Civil Discourse” when we discuss Freedom OF Religion vs Freedom FROM Religion The relevance of Church/State Sep ... Read »

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