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By The Dispatch On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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Phoenix artists Joanna Duka, Breanna Koski appealing ‘jail threat’ ordinance over gay weddings

Two Phoenix artists will appeal a court rulingreleased Wednesday that allows a sweeping Phoenix ordinance to stand even though it uses the threat of jail time and fines to silence their desired speech and forces More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 23rd, 2017
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SCOTUS dodges Ten Commandments case, confusion over monuments will remain

The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to weigh in on a Ten Commandments monument that a New Mexico city allowed citizens to place among other historical monuments on public property. In July, Alliance Defending More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 6th, 2017
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ADF’s Gregory Baylor and March of Life President Jeanne Mancini’s praise the end to the HHS birth control mandate

Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Counsel Gregory S. Baylor and March for Life President Jeanne Mancini have both issued statements regarding a new rule that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued Friday that More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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Michigan court protects Steve Tennes freedom of conscience in Country Mill Farms gay marriage case

A federal court issued an order Friday that requires the city of East Lansing to allow a farmer to return to its 2017 farmer’s market after city officials developed a rule for the purpose of keeping him out More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Sunday, September 10th, 2017
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ADF rebukes Al Franken for ‘hate group’ label after anti-Catholic attacks by Dianne Feinstein, Dick Durbin

During Wednesday’s judicial confirmation hearing for 7th Circuit Court of Appeals nominee Amy Barrett, the Notre Dame law professor came under fire from several Democratic senators. While anti-Catholic comments More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 10th, 2017
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SCOTUS rules government cannot exclude churches, religious groups for funding, programs

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 Monday that the government cannot exclude churches and other faith-based organizations from a secular government program simply because of their religious identity. The much-anticipated decision came More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
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Support grows for Arlene’s Flowers, Barronelle Stutzman in religious freedom, freedom of conscience gay marriage case

The U.S. Supreme Court has received numerous friend-of-the-court briefs in support of the freedom of a Washington state floral artist—and, by extension, other creative professionals—to decline to create artistic More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
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ADF defends Kellogg CC students in court after being arrested for handing out copies of the US Constitution

Alliance Defending Freedom Legal Counsel Travis Barham argued in favor of a motion filed in May that asks for the Kellogg Community College in Battle Creek’s speech policies to be suspended after campus More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
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Wisconsin photographyer, Amy Lynn Photography Studio, heads to court freedom of conscience case, artistic expression

ADF attorneys representing photographer and blogger Amy Lawson, who owns Amy Lynn Photography Studio in Madison, filed suit against the city and against state officials in March. The lawsuit challenges a sweeping More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 27th, 2017
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Trump puts ban on people with gender dysphoria from joining military

President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. government will not allow individuals who suffer from gender dysphoria, now labeled transgender, serving in the military, more specifically, “to serve in any More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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ADF sues Hawaii over law forcing pregnancy care workers to promote abortion

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing an Oahu pro-life pregnancy care center and a network of pregnancy care centers, with five affiliates in Hawaii, filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against state More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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ADF defends New Mexico town, desire to keep Ten Commandment monument which ‘offends’ atheists

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing the city of Bloomfield, New Mexico, asked the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday to take up a case involving a Ten Commandments monument on the lawn of Bloomfield’s city More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire religious discrimination case ends with a win for Catholic students: Alexandra Liebl and Madelyn Rysavy

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire has agreed to drop its unconstitutional policies that deny credit to students who fulfill its mandatory community service requirement by volunteering in faith-based activities. More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 29th, 2017
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ADF adds their support for the Free Speech Fairness Act

Alliance Defending Freedom joined 47 other signatories to a letter delivered to congressional leaders this week that encourages them to make hearings and votes on the Free Speech Fairness Act a priority. The bill, More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 29th, 2017
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GuideStar sued for labeling Liberty Counsel a ‘hate group’

Liberty Counsel filed a federal lawsuit against GuideStar over the false and defamatory “hate group” label it placed on GuideStar’s Liberty Counsel page. The lawsuit charges GuideStar with More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 26th, 2017
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Supreme Court to rule on gay wedding cake, freedom of conscience case

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to weigh in on whether the government can force a Lakewood, Colorado, cake artist to use his artistic talents to create a wedding cake celebrating a same-sex ceremony. In July More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 12th, 2017
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Colorado State University ends ‘unconstitutional policies’ penalizing pro-life views with fees

Colorado State University has agreed to drop unconstitutional policies that enabled university officials to deny a student organization’s funding request strictly because of the group’s pro-life views. As part More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 12th, 2017
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Kutztown University of Pennsylvania ends block on pro-life chalk art in free speech censorship case

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania has changed its policy regarding chalked messages on sidewalks after Alliance Defending Freedom sent a letter in March on behalf of the campus chapter of Students for Life. University More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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ADF asks Hawaii’s court to throw out atheist ‘baseless’ lawsuit against Oahu churches

Alliance Defending Freedom Legal Counsel Jeremiah Galus and Senior Counsel Erik Stanley will be continuing oral arguments at the Intermediate Court of Appeals of the State of Hawaii in a case concerning their More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
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ADF defends Dr Andrew Snelling, sues National Park Service after they deny research permit due to his Christian beliefs

Alliance Defending Freedom allied attorney Michael L. Kitchen, along with ADF staff attorneys, filed suit in federal court Tuesday against the U.S. Department of the Interior, the National Park Service, and Grand More...


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