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Deseret News quotes Americans United's Legislative Director Maggie Garrett about Georgia's SB375, which would allow taxpayer-funded adoption or foster care providers to use religion to justify turning away families who want to provide loving homes to kids in care.
Buzzfeed announces Americans United's plan to sue over the Trump administrations new rules that allow employers and universities to stop providing access to contraception insurance coverage to students and employees.
USA TODAY/Indianapolis Star quotes Americans United's Legal Director Richard Katskee about new Trump administration rules that allow employers and universities to stop providing access to contraception insurance coverage to students and employees.
The Trump-Pence administration continued its attack on women’s reproductive rights and religious freedom today by issuing final rules that would allow employers and universities to cite religion as justification to deny women access to birth control coverage.
The Department of Justice today told the U.S. Supreme Court that the federal government is reversing course on a pending case. The administration now argues that the federal law barring workplace discrimination does not protect Aimee Stephens, the transgender employee of a Michigan funeral home who was fired when the business cited religious beliefs in conflict with Stephens’ gender identity.
Americans United for Separation of Church and State President and CEO Rachel Laser issued the following statement in response to reports that the Trump-Pence administration is planning to roll back federal protections of transgender people and narrowly define gender.