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Eddie Tabash: The Threat of the Religious Right to Our Modern Freedoms
Monday, May 19, 2008 - 12:00pm
The Center for Inquiry (CFI) Community of Portland and A+: Atheist-Agnostic Students of PSU present:

Eddie Tabash: The Threat of the Religious Right to Our Modern Freedoms

The religious right's dire impact on the nation has been great. Eddie Tabash, a leading First Amendment and church/state separation lawyer, will address that impact with his new, stirring lecture. His talk will feature a comprehensive perspective on the true meaning of church/state separation and an in-depth look at all the threats currently mounted by the religious rights against our fundamental liberties.

When: Monday, May 19th, 2008
Where:
Smith Memorial Student Union, room 294 (1825 SW Broadway)
Time:
Noon
Cost:
Free

For more information, email at portland@centerforinquiry.net or call 716-636-4869, ext. 406 or contact A+: Atheist-Agnostic Students of PSU at athag@pdx.edu.

Background

Eddie Tabash is a constitutional lawyer in the Los Angeles area. He is chair of the Council for Secular Humanism's First Amendment Task Force, chair of the national legal committee of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, and a board member of The Center for Inquiry. He is a specialist in the application of the United States Constitution to the controversies involving religion and government.

Tabash graduated magna cum laude from UCLA, obtained his law degree from Loyola Law School of LA, and is a member of the California State Bar, the American Bar Association, the LA County Bar Association, and the Beverly Hills Bar Association. He has been called the most active individual man in the abortion rights movement in California, having debated more professional opponents of a woman's right to choose than anyone else in the state. Eddie's father was an orthodox rabbi from Lithuania and his mother was an Auschwitz survivor from Hungary.