AU Student Essay Contest: Identify Threats to Church-State Separation—Deadline April 15

Posted at Jan 5, 2018 by Liz Hayes in Wall of Separation Today Americans United is launching its 2018 Student Essay Contest! Houston high school student and church-state advocate Lekha Sunder, who was the winner of Americans United’s 2017 Student Essay Contest, told AU’s Church & State magazine that … Continued

Americans Say Religious Aspects of Christmas Are Declining in Public Life

Posted at Shrinking majority believe biblical account of birth of Jesus depicts actual events WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 12, 2017) – As long-simmering debates continue over how American society should commemorate the Christmas holiday, a new Pew Research Center survey finds … Continued

Another Poll Shows Broad Public Support for the Johnson Amendment

Posted at Nov 30, 2017 by Rokia Hassanein in Wall of Separation A new survey from the Program for Public Consultation (PPC) at the University of Maryland confirms what previous polls have shown: The majority of Republicans, Democrats and independents agree that we should keep … Continued

If This New Study Is Right, The ‘Christian Nation’ Myth May Finally Be On The Verge Of Collapsing

Sep 7, 2017 by Rob Boston in Wall of Separation A new study by the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) shows that religion in the United States is undergoing some dramatic changes. In a nutshell, the nation is becoming more diverse, and it’s happening rapidly. … Continued