I am the Founder and President of the Delaware Valley Chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State. I also serve on Americans United's National Leadership Council.
DVAU/Center City Philly Church & State Discussion Group meets at 7pm on 3rd Tuesdays in the fabulous Gayborhood!
DVAU/Center City Philly Church & State Discussion Group meets at 7pm on 3rd Tuesdays in the fabulous Gayborhood! Join us for our monthly Center City Philadelphia discussion group, meeting in the Community Room, 2nd floor, of the William Way LGBT Community Center at 1315 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA, 19107. The Center City Philadelphia discussion group […]
This spring, community organizations, LGBTQ+ state groups, faith communities and everyday individuals are organizing to respond when the U.S. Supreme Court issues its decision in the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. No matter how the court rules, join us at an event near you and stand with the 60% of Americans […]
Separation Anxiety: Defending the Church-State Wall in the Age of Trump PLEASE JOIN US FOR A SPECIAL FREE PROGRAM, HOSTED BY AMERICANS UNITED FOR SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE Wednesday, December 6, 2017 – 6:30 PM Located at the Free Library of Philadelphia in the Montgomery Auditorium 1901 Vine Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 Moderated by Nina […]
Americans United for Separation of Church and State (AU) has sent its chapters a statement on supporting the upcoming actions, the March for Science on April 22, 2017, and the People’s Climate March on April 29, 2017. “Americans United for Separation of Church and State fully supports sound science. All Americans are free to believe—or […]
I am Janice Rael, Founder and President of the Delaware Valley Chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State (DVAU). Our parent group, Americans United for Separation of Church and State, called Americans United or just “AU,” feels that a solid wall of separation between church and state will keep Creationism out of […]
The Delaware Valley Chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State (DVAU) and the Freethought Society (FS) are pleased to present “Invoking Greece v. Galloway.” This event will take place on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at The Free Library of Philadelphia (1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania). The welcome and introductions begin promptly at […]
Plaintiff: Why We’re Seeking Equal Treatment For Non-Theistic Invocations In The Pennsylvania House Of Representatives
Brian Fields of Pennsylvania Nonbelievers is a well-known leader in the nontheist and secular communities in Pennsylvania. He has written an excellent article about the reasons why he is a plaintiff in a lawsuit seeking to allow nontheists to deliver invocations before the Pennsylvania State House. Currently, only people of faith are permitted to give […]
Voices United House Concert in Elkins Park, PA Catie Curtis with Special Guest Lisa Bouchelle Singer/songwriters Catie Curtis and Lisa Bouchelle perform a house concert to raise awareness and funds for Americans United for Separation of Church and State. (www.au.org) Catie Curtis is a veteran on the singer/songwriter folk scene, crisscrossing the US for 20 […]
Americans United and American Atheists Sue Pennsylvania House Of Representatives Over Its Invocation Policy
Why Americans United And American Atheists Are Suing The Pennsylvania House Of Representatives Over Its Invocation Policy Americans United for Separation of Church and State, together with American Atheists, on Aug. 25, filed a lawsuit on behalf of five state residents against officials of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. The suit alleges that the House, which routinely opens […]
Ed Barocas, ACLU-NJ: Freedom of Religion & Freedom from Religion: Current Issues, Nov 14 2016, Camden County College, Blackwood NJ
The Delaware Valley Americans United Chapter (DVAU) and the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey (ACLU-NJ) are proud to partner with The Center for Civic Leadership and Responsibility of Camden County College (CCLR) to present Ed Barocas of the ACLU-NJ, discussing “Freedom of Religion and Freedom From Religion: Current and Emerging issues.” Ed Barocas […]