Americans United for Separation of Church and State is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational organization based in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1947, AU works in the courts, in Congress and the state legislatures, at the White House and in the arena of public opinion.
We address an array of pressing issues. We encourage you to learn about our projects, lawsuits and out-of-court successes. You may also want to read our Form 990.AU is led by Executive Director Barry W. Lynn and governed by AU's Board of Trustees.
If you share our commitment to church-state separation, please join us today. We welcome your support in this important cause.