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A Grimm struggle: a Virginia High School student's fight for transgender rights has reached the Supreme Court. Jan 1, 2017 2050
Pinckney's promise: two hundred and thirty years ago, an obscure founding father put something very important into the U.S. constitution. Dec 1, 2016 2112
Offside and out of bounds: the Supreme Court struck down coercive forms of public school prayer 54 years ago, but some coaches are playing by their own rules. Nov 1, 2016 2306
Americans United lawsuit challenges Pa. House of Representatives policy limiting invocations to believers. Oct 1, 2016 2096
Trump-a-Palooza! The Religious Right's 2016 'Values Voter Summit' was an extended campaign rally for Donald Trump. Oct 1, 2016 1485
Trumpeting church politicking: in a bid for evangelical support, GOP Presidential hopeful calls for politicizing America's Pulpits. Sep 1, 2016 2098
Massachusetts mistake: Americans United challenges compelled taxpayer support for houses of worship in the bay state. Sep 1, 2016 1483
Unholy alliance? Once wary, Religious Right groups now race to embrace Donald Trump. Cover story Jul 1, 2016 3291
The persistance of pulpit politicking: will the IRS finally crack down on unlawful church electioneering? Cover story Jun 1, 2016 3115
The wall banger: Justice Antonin Scalia spent 30 years assailing the separation of church and state. Apr 1, 2016 3170
Shredding the First Amendment? Religious right croups hope a dispute over recycled tires in Missouri will blow a hole in the wall of separation between church and state. Mar 1, 2016 2026
The last political taboo? The U.S. Constitution forbids 'religious tests' for public officer but when it comes to non-believers many voters have decided to impose one anyway. Feb 1, 2016 2148
Barrier method? U.S. Supreme Court to hear new group of cases that could further limit Americans' access to reproductive health care. Cover story Jan 1, 2016 2223
Religious right claims of a 'War on Christmas' are thinner than cheap wrapping paper. Cover story Dec 1, 2015 3738
Lost weekend: partisanship and extremism on display at the Religious Right's Values Voter Summit. Cover story Nov 1, 2015 2874
Discrimination denounced: Americans United joins a broad coalition telling the White House it's time to end hiring bias in the 'faith-based' initiative. Oct 1, 2015 1320
Atheists excluded: Americans United and allies sue to bring real inclusion to a Florida county's invocation policy. Sep 1, 2015 1417
Mad men: if the religious right has its way, the Supreme Court's historic ruling on marriage won't be the last word. Sep 1, 2015 3175
Founded on faith? As denominational ties in the United States Fray, the religious right clings to the idea that the United States is an officially 'Christian nation'. Jul 1, 2015 2195
Pledge problems: the Supreme Court ruled 72 years ago that public schools can't force students to recite the pledge of allegiance--yet some officials still haven't gotten the message. Jun 1, 2015 2024
Infuriated over the spread of same-sex marriage, far-right legislators and their religious right allies plot contingency plans. May 1, 2015 3087
Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore's antics may seem Buffoonishr but the people hurt by his policies aren't amused. Apr 1, 2015 2917
Symbols and civil religion: courts have tended to uphold 'ceremonial' uses of religion by the government but critics say it's time to reassess. Mar 1, 2015 2570
Subsidies sunk: Ky. officials decide to reject $18 million in taxpayer support for fundamentalist-themed 'Ark Park'. Feb 1, 2015 1983
Out of gas in mustang: an Oklahoma school district backs away from implementing Hobby Lobby owner's Bible class. Jan 1, 2015 1519
New congress, new challenges: Americans United braces for renewed assaults on the church-state wall. Jan 1, 2015 2166
Devil's advocate: Satanic Temple wins right to erect diorama in Florida Capitol Building--with help from Americans United. Jan 1, 2015 705
Taboo in Tallahassee: Fla. officials say they have the right to eject 'offensive' holiday symbols from the statehouse. Dec 1, 2014 1308
Poison pens: Americans United letter warning against pulpit politicking generates angry replies from some clergy. Dec 1, 2014 1326
The long, complicated history of 'so help me God' in the military. Nov 1, 2014 2210
Annual religious right confab showcases eerie extremism, sectarian supremacism and partisan politics. Nov 1, 2014 2502
Rough sailing: in Kentucky a creationist theme park stays afloat on a sea of taxpayer support. Oct 1, 2014 2449
Building backlash: as opposition to the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling grows, religious right groups plot their next move. Sep 1, 2014 2460
Cops for Christ? A growing nexus between law enforcement and fundamentalist Christianity raises church-state concerns. Cover story Jul 1, 2014 2628
License to discriminate? Garden State: in New Jersey, an auto plate debate sparks charges of religious discrimination. Jun 1, 2014 1079
Greece's slippery slope: is the Supreme Court's decision on municipal prayer putting the country on the path to church-state union? Jun 1, 2014 2398
Supreme Court to decide if corporations' religious beliefs trump Americans' access to medication. May 1, 2014 2182
Settlement brings an end to a long-running lawsuit over religious discrimination in tax-funded 'faith-based' programs. May 1, 2014 1367
Carolina challenge: a coalition Of teachers, parents and clergy is fighting to stop vouchers in the tar heel state--and winning. Apr 1, 2014 1604
Exile on main street: if the Religious Right has its way, your rights may depend on a stranger's theology. Cover story Apr 1, 2014 2836
The evolution of creationism: a string of court losses hasn't deterred opponents of evolution. Mar 1, 2014 2184
The battle over memorials: Inside the religious right's campaign to 'christianize' america's war monuments. Feb 1, 2014 2667
Ohio public school teacher who refused to stop teaching creationism has watched his job evaporate. Jan 1, 2014 1193
Battling over: U.S. supreme court agrees to hear cases that could reduce americans' access to contraceptives. Jan 1, 2014 2103
Brentwood backs off: after intervention from Americans United, a Maryland Town has agreed to stop opening its board meetings with the Lord's Prayer. Dec 1, 2013 1164
Showdown at the supreme court: Americans United's challenge to government-sponsored sectarian prayer reaches the nation's highest court. Dec 1, 2013 2039
Backed by a massive war chest and crowing ties to the Tea Party and Catholic hierarchy, the Religious Right is still very much in the came. Cover story Nov 1, 2013 2341
Wild weekend: thousands of Religious Right activists gather in Washington to plot strategy at the 'Values Voter Summit'. Nov 1, 2013 2113
The great voucher fraud: voucher plans don't boost student performance. They harm public education. So why do they keep crowing in the states? Oct 1, 2013 3061
Wedding crashers: as support for same-sex marriage crows, religious right groups vow to push back. Sep 1, 2013 2602
Greece is the world: Supreme Court accepts AU case challenging a New York town's sectarian prayer promotion--and church-state law hangs in the balance. Jul 1, 2013 2735
Prominent entertainers Jane Lynch, Jordan Peele star in 'Epic Church-State Breakup' video to promote Americans United. Jul 1, 2013 1442
Coining controversy: during the Civil War, conservative clergy and their political allies added 'In God We Trust' to American coins. Jun 1, 2013 1684
Religion ruse: despite a half century of Supreme Court rulings, states are still looking for ways to Sneak prayer and Bible reading into public schools. May 1, 2013 1231
School voucher victory! U.S. senate derails scheme to insert religious school subsidies into budget bill, but issue is far from dead. May 1, 2013 1161
Constitutional storm: in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, some religious lobbies are seeking federal funding to rebuild houses of worship. Apr 1, 2013 1873
Unwelcome to Brentwood: Maryland town's sectarian prayer policy sends message of religious exclusion, says Americans united lawsuit. Apr 1, 2013 1141
The next chapter: from symposia at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia to first Amendment Day celebrations in Texas, AU's chapter network has exciting plans. Mar 1, 2013 1685
New Hampshire's back-door religious school subsidy is challenged in court. Feb 1, 2013 1584
2013 state of the states: with many legislatures tilting right and 'prayer' caucuses on the prowl, church-state separation may be in trouble in the coming year. Jan 1, 2013 2621
Victory in Florida! Deceptive amendment 8 defeated by wide margin in the Sunshine State. Dec 1, 2012 1311
A soldier's fight for the First Amendment: decorated war hero challenges Christian displays at North Carolina city's veterans' memorial. Dec 1, 2012 1861
Prayer proselytizing and high school football: how a Georgia family scored a touchdown for the constitution. Nov 1, 2012 1964
Singing out for separation: Americans United's first-ever concert series was a nationwide hit. Nov 1, 2012 579
Dear religious leader ... Americans United mass mailing urges churches to reject Religious Right electioneering entreaties and obey federal tax law. Oct 1, 2012 1793
The Religious Right top 10. Oct 1, 2012 1382
This fall, a first-ever nationwide concert series will raise public awareness about church-state separation. Sep 1, 2012 1799
Church-state Odyssey in Greece: after an epic five-year fight, two New York women win a court battle over sectarian prayers at their town board meetings. Jul 1, 2012 2000
Success in Sussex: Americans United wins preliminary ruling in Delaware prayer lawsuit. Jul 1, 2012 491
Showdown at Shekinah: after AU protest, Texas officials are investigating questionable religious activities at pastor's public charter school network. Jun 1, 2012 1892
Charter for controversy: when public charter schools promote religion, taxpayers get stuck with the tab. Jun 1, 2012 1271
Clear: Tennessee Senior Krystal Myers says religious activities at her high school obviously violate church-state separation. May 1, 2012 1241
Graduation vindication: lawsuit settlement bars Texas school district from promoting religion. Apr 1, 2012 2137
The Forsyth saga final chapter: Supreme Court refusal brings long-running North Carolina prayer Dispute to a Happy ending. Mar 1, 2012 1740
ABC about-face in Arkansas: state officials issue new rags barring taxpayer-funded religion in preschools, after AU complaint. Mar 1, 2012 1068
Misguided state lawmakers, school officials launch attacks on evolution instruction in public school science classes. Feb 1, 2012 1354
Successful peration: catholic control of public university hospital in Kentucky derailed after church-state protests. Feb 1, 2012 1726
The top ten church-state threats: a surging religious right means daunting religious liberty challenges for Americans united in 2012. Jan 1, 2012 2133
Spells trouble in Arkansas: taxpayer dollars should not be used for 'crowing god's kingdom' says Americans united. Jan 1, 2012 1392
Pennsylvania railroad: powerful right-wing forces are trying to engineer voucher subsidies for religious schools in the keystone state. Dec 1, 2011 1633
Witness for the wall: AU's Lynn counters church-state agenda of religious right, Catholic Bishops at U.S. House hearing on threats to religious liberty. Dec 1, 2011 2115
Pulpit Freedom Sunday exposed: the real story of the Religious Right's attempt to control politics through pastors. Nov 1, 2011 1813

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