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Karen Aroesty Pinch-Hits at our Annual Meeting April 20

We had planned to have State Representative Stacey Newman, who represents the 87th district give us an update on happenings in the legislature, but her work in Jefferson City kept her there. However, we were very pleased and fortunate to

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AU Executive Director Barry Lynn Announces Retirement

Rev. Lynn has provided outstanding leadership to AU for 25 years. He has visited our Chapter many times, and will be missed. The announcement of his retirement at the end of 2017 is on the AU national website.

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Thank You to the St. Louis Chapter on Thanksgiving

  What a year.  Through all of the ups and downs, one thing has remained constant – your dedication to church-state separation and your support of Americans United’s efforts to protect this fundamental guarantee of freedom. On behalf of AU’s

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Remember to vote against Amendment 3 in Missouri

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Missouri Senate acts in Blatantly Unconstitutional Manner

After using a drastic procedural maneuver to end a 36-hour Democratic filibuster, Republicans in the Missouri Senate yesterday (3/9/2016) voted for SJR 39, that would allow discrimination against same-sex wedding ceremonies, in direct contravention to recent US Supreme Court rulings.

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Recommended book

  AU Board members have been reading a very interesting but very depressing (from our point of view) book, “The Good News Club: The Christian Right’s Stealth Assault on America’s Children“, by Katherine Stewart.  Because of a 2001 Supreme Court

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Creationism by Another Name by AU Board Member Kwame Mensah

Most Americans will agree that academic freedom is important in any educational setting. In 1987, the U.S Supreme Court handed down a ruling that invalidated a Louisiana law that required public schools in that state to offer a “balanced treatment”

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