Maggie Garrett

Maggie Garrett is the Vice President for Public Policy for Americans United for Separation of Church and State. She represents Americans United before Congress and the Trump Administration, and she oversees the state legislative program. For the last eight years, she has served as the co-chair of the National Coalition for Public Education (NCPE), a coalition of more than 50 national organizations that opposes private school vouchers. She is also the chair of the Coalition Against Religious Discrimination (CARD). Before Maggie joined AU's Legislative Department, she served as the Legislative Director/Staff Attorney at the ACLU of Georgia, where she litigated high-profile cases on issues including the separation of church and state, free speech, reproductive rights and voting rights. She was also a Fellow at the ACLU of Alabama, where she participated in litigation to remove Judge Roy Moore's Ten Commandments display from the Alabama Supreme Court building. Maggie graduated from Hamilton College and The George Washington Law School.

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Separating Religion and Government...But What Is Religion?: A Look at the US Supreme Court

Americans generally affirm the importance of separating "church" and "state." But what does church--or religion--mean? Hear two leading religious freedom lawyers discuss the meaning of religious freedom in key #SCOTUS cases, including one before the Court this term.

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