- Nominated Cause
- This is the official discussion thread for the cause Americans United for Separation of Church and State. Its EIN is 53-0184647 and it's a central misc. 170(c) organization based in Washington, DC. Research more info about the cause on GuideStar and Charity Navigator.
Americans United are an organization dedicated to advancing the separation of religion and government as the only way to ensure freedom of religion.
Long time listener, first time caller, uh nominator. The threats to break down our separation of church and state have become more direct, more overt, and more dangerous this year. AU does the work of tracking these threats, reporting on them, writing position papers and launching (or joining) cases when needed. I’ve supported them for years; they’ve been a watchdog and
They are non-sectarian, non-partisan, have members across the belief spectrum, including non-theists and actually started in the late 1940s from religious folks. This history allows them (IMO) to better bridge some cultural divides than say the FRFF [but I support them too].