Trans Targets

Having Lost The Legal Fight Over Marriage Equality, The Religious Right Is Increasingly Attacking The Transgender Community

By Liz Dyer   “If God didn’t give you access to a male or female bathroom via your anatomy, neither should we give you access via ordinance or legislation.” Those words, uttered by a youth minister to the North Carolina legislative chamber earlier this ye ... Read »

Americans United Urges Supreme Court To Stop Colorado Bakery From Using Religion To Discriminate Against Same-Sex Couples

Civil-Rights Advocates Assert Masterpiece Cakeshop Violates Constitution By Treating Some Customers Like Second-Class Citizens

Civil-Rights Advocates Assert Masterpiece Cakeshop Violates Constitution By Treating Some Customers Like Second-Class Citizens Americans United for Separation of Church and State, joined by six civil-rights and religious organizations, today filed a frien ... Read »

An Amazing Gala Celebrates Barry Lynn And Americans United

Rob Boston Wall of Separation Last night, more than 400 people gathered at the National Geographic Society in the heart of Washington, D.C., to celebrate Executive Director Barry W. Lynn on the occasion of his retirement and mark the 70th anniversary of A ... Read »

Mass. Supreme Court Hears Church-Aid Case Filed By AU

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court is considering arguments made by Americans United that state and local grant money should not be used to restore church facilities. The state high court heard arguments on Sept. 7 in Caplan v. Town of Acton, a suit ... Read »

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