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By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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ADF backs students rallying support for Christian student group kicked off University of Iowa campus

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys have filed a friend-of-the-court brief in federal court on behalf of five campus religious organizations in support of a Christian student group that the University of Iowa More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
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ADF appeals Pittsburgh’s censorship zones around abortion centers

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed an appealThursday of a federal district court’s ruling that last month kept in place Pittsburgh’s censorship zone ordinance even after the U.S. Court of Appeals More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 8th, 2018
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ADF to SCOTUS on California law: ‘No one should be forced to provide free advertising for the abortion industry’

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed their opening brief Monday with the U.S. Supreme Court in a lawsuit challenging a California law that forces pro-life pregnancy care centers to provide free advertising More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018
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Transgender locker room, bathroom and privacy battle in Illinois will rage on in 2018

A federal court Friday declined to temporarily stop an Illinois school district from enforcing policies that authorize a male student to use the girls’ locker rooms. Because the decisionallows an ongoing risk More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, December 21st, 2017
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Judge rules Atlanta firing Kelvin Cochran was unconstitutional

A federal district court ruled Wednesday that city of Atlanta rules which led to the termination of Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran are unconstitutional. The court found that the city’s policies restricting non-work More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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Ohio University officials deem pro-life displays as harmful

Attorneys with Alliance Defending Freedom filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against Miami University of Ohio after its officials took numerous actions that shut down a pro-life display at the Hamilton campus. More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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Women’s group supports Indiana law banning disability, race, and sex-based abortion

Attorneys with Alliance Defending Freedom and the Bioethics Defense Fund filed a friend-of-the-court brief Tuesday with a federal appeals court on behalf of three Down syndrome organizations and a grassroots women’s More...

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...


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