The Separation of Church and State in Our Public Schools

When Mar 29, 2018
from 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM
Where Ekstrom Library, Chao Auditorium
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The Kentucky legislature has recently passed, or is considering, a number of bills that impinge on the separation of church and state in our public schools, and threaten the religious liberty of teachers and students.

Join us for a panel discussion about the impact of last year’s Biblical literacy bill and the pending legislation requiring abstinence education and allowing tax credits for donations to private schools.

Speakers will update us on these measures, their consequences for the public schools, and what parents and students can do to respond. 

Speakers: Maggie Garrett (State Legislative Director, American United for Separation of Church and State), Heather Gatnarek (ACLU of Kentucky Legal Fellow), Morgan McGarvey (State Senator, District 19), Lisa Willner (Jefferson County Board of Education, Vice Chair).

Sponsored by Americans United for Separation of Church and State-Louisville Chapter, ACLU of Kentucky, UofL Cooperative Consortium for Transdisciplinary Social Justice Research, Secular Student Alliance (University of Louisville) ACLU of Kentucky - Brandeis School of Law Chapter.