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By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, July 5th, 2016
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St Louis pregnancy center, Thrive, ‘honored’ to be protested by NARAL, ACLU, pro-abortion activists

Pro-life Thrive president Bridget VanMeans spoke out about the recent demonstration at their St. Louis facility, targeted by NARAL Pro-Choice Missouri, the ACLU and the gathering’s organizer, Reproaction. “It’s More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
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Charges against Iowa pro-life advocate Steve Beller dismissed, Planned Parenthood loses again

The Thomas More Society-Omaha announced today that charges against pro-life advocate Steve Beller have been dismissed. In a case that pitted a Sioux City Planned Parenthood clinic’s claim of trespassing against More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
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NC State’s ‘permit’ for student speech halted by federal court

A federal court Saturday ordered a halt to North Carolina State University’s policy that requires a permit for nearly any kind of non-commercial student speech or communication anywhere on campus. The order came More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016
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Ohio Christian School wins lawsuit against Columbus, ADF reminds ‘can’t use zoning laws to discriminate against religious organizations’

A U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit panel Wednesday reversed a federal district court ruling against a Columbus-area Christian school that was denied zoning approval to relocate its growing four-campus school More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, May 2nd, 2016
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Seattle May Day protest results in 9 arrests as Molotov cocktails hurled at police, injuring 5

Sunday’s May Day protest in Seattle went from a peaceful assembly to a violent disregard for police as protesters lit fireworks, threw rocks and Molotov cocktails at police. Seattle Police confirmed nine More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 25th, 2016
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ADF leads fight for Trinity Lutheran to ensure Christian schools get benefits just like public schools

Multiple parties, including 19 states and 34 members of Congress, filed friend-of-the-court briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court this week in support of ensuring that children aren’t denied the benefit of a playground More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
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Wisconsin moms battle school over ‘Jesus Lunch’ for students

School administrators in Middleton, Wisconsin have intensified their threats and intimidation of a group of mothers who host a weekly “Jesus Lunch” for students at a park adjacent to Middleton High School. The More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, April 8th, 2016
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Judge rules to strip cross from LA County seal

A move counterintuitive to the foundation of Los Angeles, a California federal judge has ruled with plaintiffs who argued it was unconstitutional for Los Angeles County supervisors to place a Christian cross on More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016
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NFL opposes Georgia’s religious freedom bill, may prevent Atlanta from hosting Super Bowls

The NFL came out against a proposed religious exemptions bill in Georgia Friday, saying the deal could have an effect on the Super Bowl selection process for 2019 and 2020. Protecting religious freedom, providing religious More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016
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Idaho passes bill to allow Bible in public school classrooms

A bill that would allow the Bible to be used in the classrooms of public schools has passed the Idaho legislature and now goes on to Gov. C. L. “Butch” Otter for approval. The voluntary use of the Bible as reference More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 7th, 2016
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South Carolina: Charleston police says ‘panhandling’ ordinance will not hinder pro-life rallies

The Thomas More Society has received confirmation from city attorneys in Charleston, South Carolina, that the city’s “panhandling” ordinance will no longer be used to infringe on pro-lifers’ rights to distribute More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, February 19th, 2016
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Florida police block pro-life peaceful protest at abortion clinic, Thomas More Society responds

Thomas More Society attorneys have sent a letter to the City of Hollywood, Florida, and the Hollywood Police Department challenging a police officer’s recent order forbidding pro-lifers from standing on a public More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 18th, 2016
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ADF supports Arizona bill to support free speech at colleges, universities

Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Counsel Tyson Langhofer will testify Wednesday before the Arizona House Education Committee on HB 2548, a bill that would ensure that Arizona public college and university students More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 9th, 2016
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ADF, Barronelle Stutzman takes religious freedom, florist battle to Supreme Court

Alliance Defending Freedom filed a brief with the Washington Supreme Court that answers arguments the state and the American Civil Liberties Union have made in favor of government discrimination against a floral More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, February 5th, 2016
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ADF battles to protect Michigan’s church, right to meet in community building

A federal court issued an order Monday that prevents the city of Lansing’s Housing Commission from barring a Michigan church, represented by an Alliance Defending Freedom allied attorney, from community meeting More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, January 18th, 2016
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New York: Cynthia, Robert Gifford guilty, fined for refusing gay marriage on their farm

A New York court has upheld a state decision to fine a farm couple for refusing to host a lesbian wedding on their property. The couple must now pay $13,000 in fines and receive “re-education” classes. The More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
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Tennessee: School district ends visits by Gideons, free Bibles as ‘unconstitutional’

The distribution of Bibles by the Gideons has been banned in six Tennessee schools because it has been deemed unconstitutional. Six schools in Bledsoe County School District are no longer allowed to welcome Gideons More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, November 5th, 2015
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Pittsburgh’s censorship battle heats up as ADF speaks out against free speech violations

A Pittsburgh censorship zone ordinance allows the creation of hundreds of censorship zones throughout the city that ban leafleting and other free speech around the facilities of abortionists, eye doctors, dentists, More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, November 5th, 2015
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ADF files petition to defend Missouri church daycare’s right to get safe, recycle tire material after religious discrimination

Alliance Defending Freedom filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday on behalf of a Missouri church pre-school and daycare center denied access to a state program that provides recycled tires to surface More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, October 22nd, 2015
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Atheist group targets Dover Air Force Base over Operation Christmas Child

An activist group that frequently sends scathing letters to military commanders has now issued one to a Dover Air Force Base squadron commander that demands that he rescind support for Operation Christmas Child, More...


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