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VIDEO: DVAU hosts Farhat Biviji: “A Muslim’s Perspective on Separation of Church and State” Cherry Hill NJ 3/15/16






The Delaware Valley Chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State (DVAU) hosted Muslim interfaith speaker Farhat Biviji at the Katz Jewish Community Center in Cherry Hill, NJ, on March 15, 2016. Her presentation describes various aspects of Islam as they pertain to religious freedom and the separation of church and state. Farhat […]




BJC speaker explains why many blacks cool to First Amendment

BJC speaker explains why many blacks cool to First Amendment






Source: BJC speaker explains why many blacks cool to First Amendment BJC speaker explains why many blacks cool to First Amendment Speaking on Juneteenth, the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of American slavery, Marvin McMickle explained why relatively few African-Americans are vocal supporters of the separation of church and state. By Bob Allen Religious […]




Serving Religious Discrimination: Student Athlete Claims She Lost Scholarship Over Her Beliefs | Americans United

Serving Religious Discrimination: Student Athlete Claims She Lost Scholarship Over Her Beliefs | Americans United






Source: Serving Religious Discrimination: Student Athlete Claims She Lost Scholarship Over Her Beliefs | Americans United Americans United for Separation of Church and State is involved in a Delaware lawsuit concerning an athlete who lost her scholarship at Delaware State University after refusing to attend a local church. Read all the details on AU’s blog, […]




Video of May 7 2015 meeting, Barbara Mancini, “From Accused to Advocacy” (Aid in Dying)






On Thursday May 7, 2015, from 7:00pm to 8:30pm at the Free Library of Philadelphia, 19th & Vine Sts, in Room 405, the Delaware Valley Chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State (DVAU) was honored to host speaker and aid-in-dying advocate Barbara Mancini, who gave her presentation, “From Accused to Advocacy.” Here […]




DVAU 2015 “Reclaiming Religious Freedom” Conference Videos Now Online






DVAU’s 2015 Conference, “Reclaiming Religious Freedom From the Radical Right,” was held in Philadelphia PA on May 2, 2015. Over 60 people attended the free event, which featured five amazing speakers discussing various aspects of religious freedom issues. The conference presented Sarah Jones, Communications Associate, Americans United for Separation of Church and State, Brian Silva, Executive Director, […]




Americans United Says ‘Religious Liberty’ Does Not Justify Performing Harmful ‘Reparative’ Therapy On Minors | Americans United

Americans United Says ‘Religious Liberty’ Does Not Justify Performing Harmful ‘Reparative’ Therapy On Minors | Americans United






Americans United Says ‘Religious Liberty’ Does Not Justify Performing Harmful ‘Reparative’ Therapy On Minors New Jersey Law Rightly Protects Children From Anti-Gay Counseling, Church-State Watchdog Tells Federal Court Mar 6, 2014 The doctrine of religious freedom does not give licensed therapists the right to perform damaging “reparative” therapy on minors, Americans United for Separation of Church and […]




Video: “A Conversation between Rep. Mark Cohen and Ed Joyce, President DVAU.” Thurs Jan 23, 7pm, Philadelphia






On January 23, 2014, the Delaware Valley Americans United Chapter (DVAU) hosted a conversation about church-state separation and the threat to religious freedom posed by separation opponents in the Pennsylvania Legislature. Our guest speaker was Pennsylvania State Representative Mark Cohen (D-Philadelphia). Mark Cohen represents the 202nd Legislative District in Philadelphia County and is the Democratic Chairman of […]