6:00 - 7:30 Pot luck dinner
7:30 - 8:30 Andrew Seidel
Andrew Seidel will speak on the myth that America is a Christian Nation. He will then answer legal questions on church-state separation. He will provide clarity on what teachers can and can not do in the classroom in order to help counter the misinformation from the recent Louisville Area Christian Educator Support (LACES) meeting.
Please RSVP at http://www.meetup.com/atheists-175/events/124559732/ as soon as possible so we can set up the venue for the correct number of people. To RSVP without joining the Louisville Atheists and Freethinkers, please call 502-939-9275.
ANDREW SEIDEL graduated cum laude from Tulane University with a B.S. in neuroscience and environmental science and magna cum laude from Tulane University Law School, where he was awarded the Haber J. McCarthy Award for excellence in environmental law. He studied human rights and international law at the University of Amsterdam and traveled the world on Semester at Sea. In May of 2011, Andrew completed his Master of Laws at Denver University Sturm College of Law with a 4.0 GPA and was awarded the Outstanding L.L.M. Award. He has written a book on International Human Rights Law and his essay on the role of religion in government and the founding of our nation placed second in the FFRF's 2010 graduate student essay contest. Andrew is a former Grand Canyon tour guide and accomplished nature photographer; his work has been displayed in galleries in Colorado, Texas, Florida, Louisiana, and Maryland. He joined the FFRF staff as a constitutional consultant in November 2011.
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