The Rev. Barry Lynn, executive director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, will present the keynote address at a First Amendment Day Celebration on Saturday in San Antonio. Texas Freedom Network staff members will be at the event as well — so come by our booth to say hello.
AU’s San Antonio chapter is hosting the 2nd annual celebration in the Alamo City. The event is 1-4:30 p.m.at TriPoint (tripointsa.org), 3233 N. St. Mary’s Street. The doors open at 12:30.
Rev. Lynn has served as AU’s executive director since 1992. He is a member of the Washington, D.C. and Supreme Court bar and earned his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center in 1978. He is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ and received his theology degree from Boston University School of Theology in 1973. Lynn is the author of Piety and Politics: The Right-Wing Assault on Religious Freedom and co-author of The Right to Religious Liberty.
The festivities on Saturday will include speakers, live music and information booths from a broad spectrum of nonprofit organizations. Food and drink will be available for purchase from the coffee shop on the TriPoint premises.