Bill Mefford, the new Faith Outreach Director at the home office of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, spoke to the Delaware Valley AU Chapter on May 5, 2016, in Philadelphia PA. His topic was “Keeping Sacred Spaces Sacred: A Discussion on Pulpit Politicking.” “Keeping Sacred Spaces Sacred: A Discussion on Pulpit Politicking […]
In the recent Papal visit to America, Pope Francis raised a quite a spectacle. Still, many view the Pope as a merely religious leader, a symbolic figurehead devoid of any real political power. But is this view really accurate? With the Pope’s visit to America, we have to consider where he visited. The Pope visited […]
Americans United Blasts Congress For Wasting Time On ‘In God We Trust’ Resolution | Americans United
Americans United for Separation of Church and State urged Congress to stop squandering time on meaningless issues like this and move on to more important matters. “The American people want action on jobs and the economy, yet this Congress continues to waste time pandering to the Religious Right,” said the Rev. Barry W. Lynn, executive […]
This election season, be on the lookout for church politicking. See Americans United for Separation of Church and State‘s guidelines on this, and report a violation if a house of worship in your area oversteps the boundaries between church and state. Lots of information from AU, including the online version of our pamphlet “Religion, Partisan […]
As tax-exempt entities, houses of worship may not intervene in partisan politics by endorsing or opposing candidates. Pulpit-based electioneering not only violates federal law, many believe it corrupts the true mission of our faith communities. Read Americans United’s information on church politicking, including our pamphlet, online at the link below. You can also Report a […]
Video: AU’s Barry Lynn on FOX News: Does Faith Have Any Place on the Campaign Trail? | Americans United
Watch this video: AU’s Barry Lynn on FOX News: Does Faith Have Any Place on the Campaign Trail? | Americans United.