Secular group set to host rally in support of separation between church and state in May

MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- On May 3, members of theMontgomery Area Freethought Associationand other supporters will gather on the steps of the State Capitol Building to advocate the importance of separation between church and state.

The rally, which takes place on International Day of Reason for Secular Government, will serve as a protest against various legislation and government policies, including those that allow prayer or religious instruction in schools and those that give religious organizations special treatment through tax incentives or exemptions from public law.