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Jefferson Educational Society's Global Futures Summit IV
Jefferson Educational Society's Global Futures Summit IV

Start Date: Nov. 14, 2012
Time: 11:00 AM

Rev. Barry Lynn, JD, Executive Director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, will speak at the Jefferson Educational Society's Global Futures Summit IV on November 14, 2012 at Noon. "A New Definition of Religious Freedom: The Fraud of Fundamentalism" Advance registration and payment are required for all Global Summit events. To register, call 459-8000 or go to www.jeserie.org and click on "JES Summit/Civic Forum." The cost is $20 and includes lunch served at 11:30 a.m. The Jefferson Educational Society is located at 3207 State Street, Erie, PA Americans United is dedicated to the perservation of the Constitution's religious liberty provisions (http://au.org). In addition to his work as a long-time activist and lawyer in the civil liberties field, Lynn is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ, offering him a unique perspective on church-state issues. An accomplished speaker and lecturer, Lynn has appeared frequently on television and radio broadcasts to offer analysis of First Amendment issues. He writes frequently on religious liberty issues, and has had essays published in USA Today, The WAll Street Journal and The Nation. Lynn also has op-eds published frequently by the McClatchy and Scripps-Howard newspaper chains. In 2006, Lynn authored Piety&Politics:The Right-Wing Assault On Religious Freedom (Harmony Books). In 2008 he coauthored (with C. Welton Gaddy) First Freedom First:A Citizen's Guide to Protecting Religious LIberty and the Separation of Church and State (Beacon Press).

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