The Minnesota Chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State welcomes AU's Director of Religious Outreach, Reverend Steven Baines, to Minneapolis on the 27th and 28th of April.
Rev Baines is responsible for the organization's national engagement with and mobilization of people of faith. Before coming to AU, he served as Director of Interfaith Outreach at both the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice and People For the American Way. He has also served as Executive Director for Equal Partners in Faith, a national interfaith organization committed to fighting racism, sexism, and homophobia. He is a national spokesperson and author on issues of faith and politics, religious liberty, and church & state separation. Steven has been featured debating leaders of the Religious Right and the so-called "ex-gay" movement on CNN, CSPAN, CCTV, Court TV, and numerous syndicated talk radio shows.