Rob Boston

Americans United for Separation of Church and State — Washington, DC

Rob Boston is director of communications for Americans United for Separation of Church and State and also serves as assistant editor of AU's monthly magazine Church & State.

Boston is the author of four books: Taking Liberties: Why Religious Freedom Doesn't Give You The Right To Tell Other People What To Do (Prometheus Books, 2014), Why the Religious Right Is Wrong About Separation of Church & State (Prometheus Books, second edition, 2003), Close Encounters with the Religious Right: Journeys into the Twilight Zone of Religion and Politics (Prometheus Books, 2000) and The Most Dangerous Man in America? Pat Robertson and the Rise of the Christian Coalition (Prometheus Books, 1996). His articles have appeared in numerous publications, including Free Inquiry, Liberty, Jewish Monthly and other publications. Boston serves on the board of directors of the American Humanist Association and writes a regular column on church-state relations for The Humanist.

In addition, Boston often serves as a spokesperson for Americans United and has appeared on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper,” Fox News Channel’s “O’Reilly Factor,” NBC's “Nightly News” and other programs. He has also appeared as a guest on talk-radio shows across the country and is a frequent subject of print interviews.

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Topic(s): Activism & Organizing, Atheism & Secularism, Politics, Social Issues & Movements

Sub-topic(s): Community group organizing, Lobbying, Atheist/secular movement, Separation of church and state