We Stand with Ferguson, Missouri in Peaceful Action Against Racism

The American Ethical Union stands with the people of Ferguson, Missouri, and with people around the world who have been stirred to peaceful, yet insistent action following the shooting death of Michael Brown by a police officer. This death is, sadly, one of many in recent times...
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Greece v. Galloway Case Dismantles the Separation of Church and State

May 8, 2014 — The prevailing Supreme Court decision in the Greece v. Galloway case, permitting prayer at legislative sessions, including municipal meetings, is another giant step toward the dismantling of the separation of church and state. The perspective on church state...
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We Support a Democracy where Citizens Speak Louder than Money

April 3, 2014 — The decision of the United States Supreme Court in McCutcheon vs. Federal Election Commission both reflects and encourages a distressing trend in the American political process. While the right of free expression is the foundation of democracy and a free...
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We Celebrate the Supreme Court Decision on Same Sex Marriages

JUNE 28, 2013 — The American Ethical Union (AEU) celebrates with justice loving people across the country. The U. S. Supreme Court’s decision that the federal government cannot discriminate against married lesbian and gay couples for the purposes of determining...
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2000 – School Vouchers

Submitted by the National Leaders Council and the Board of Directors of the AEU Whereas the public schools serve nine out of ten American children, are responsible to parents and voters, and are required to be religiously neutral and non-discriminatory, and Whereas the funds...
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1983 – Separation Of Church And State; President Reagan’s Remarks

Passed by the Executive Committee of the AEU The Executive Committee of the American Ethical Union in session on Monday, March 14, 1983 in New York City resolved unanimously to express its shock and dismay at the remarks of President Ronald Reagan before the Evangelical Congress...
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1973 – No Public Funds For Non-Public Schools

Proposed by the AEU Public Affairs Committee; passed by Executive Committee as directed by the AEU 65th Assembly (submitted too late for Assembly) The American Ethical Union believes it is essential at this time to reaffirm its position opposing the use of public funds for...
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