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By The Dispatch On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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German homeschooling family, Petra and Dirk Wunderlich heads to EU court to fight for right to educate kids

ADF International finalized written submissions Thursday for submission to the European Court of Human Rights on behalf of a German family asking the high court to protect the freedom of parents to home-school their More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Pro-life physician, pregnancy centers sue against Illinois’ law to require abortion promotion

The Thomas More Society filed suit this week in federal court on behalf of a pro-life physician and two pro-life pregnancy resource centers challenging Public Act 99-690, the controversial law that forces physicians More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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ADF says California law forces pro-life pregnancy centers to promote abortions

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to halt a California law that forces pro-life pregnancy care centers to provide free advertising for the abortion industry. ADF attorneys represent More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Kentucky Gov Mike Bevin signs ‘Charlie Brown Law’ to protect freedom of religion, free speech for Christian students

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin signed SB-17 into law, which protects the constitutional rights of individual students to express their religious views without fear of punishment. It allows religious groups the same More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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Idaho high school principal Mary Jensen organizes secret ‘gay club’ ‘on the down low’ without parental notice

A school administrator was caught colluding with community activists to recruit students of the Forrest M. Bird Charter School to join a Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA), while intentionally hiding this information More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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Liberty Counsel defends Alabama Justice Tom Parker in free speech attack by Southern Poverty Law Center

Liberty Counsel has filled a response for Alabama Justice Tom Parker opposing the Judicial Inquiry Commission (JIC) and the Attorney General’s briefs asking the court to dismiss Parker’s More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
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Hawaii Pastor speaks out against pro-abortion bill requirement

Derald Skinner is the pastor at Calvary Chapel Pearl Harbor in Waipahu, Hawaii and he is speaking out against a piece of pro-abortion legislation that would affect his church and free speech in a very bad way. Public More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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Alabama: Justice Roy Moore files for faster appeal as ‘The Judicial Inquiry Commission violated the rule of law’

Chief Justice Roy Moore filed a Motion to Expedite his appeal with the specially selected panel of judges at the Alabama Supreme Court and is willing to waive oral argument to speed up the resolution of his case. The More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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Washington florist Barronelle Stutzman, Arlene’s Flowers case may go to Supreme Court

A Washington floral artist says she will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a decision Thursday by the state’s high court that concluded that the government can force her—and, by extension, other Washingtonians—to More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Georgia settles religious discrimination case against Dr Eric Walsh after sermons were screened

The First Liberty Institute announced they reached a settlement agreement between the State of Georgia and First Liberty’s client, Dr. Eric Walsh. The State of Georgia agreed to pay $225,000 to settle Dr. Walsh’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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18 Pro-life pregnancy centers in Illinois unite to sue Bruce Rauner, state over forced abortion counseling

Eighteen Illinois women’s health organizations are suing Governor Bruce Rauner over Illinois’ new law forcing pro-life doctors and pregnancy resource centers to discuss abortion benefits and refer pregnant women More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 26th, 2017
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Atheist group attacks SCOTUS candidates William Pryor, Neil Gorsuch, Thomas Hardiman on Roe v Wade, homosexuality, the secularization of America

A national state/church watchdog released a detailed analysis today Wednesday documenting why William Pryor, short-listed as a possible Supreme Court nominee, would be a “disastrous appointment, and must More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
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Liberty Counsel defends North Carolina judges, magistrates’ freedom of conscience for gay wedding accomodations

Liberty Counsel filed an amicus brief yesterday at the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals regarding state magistrates and their constitutional right to intervene to defend their religious liberty, which is being challenged More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Missouri State Univsersity settles lawsuit with Andrew Cash, graduate counseling degree candidate denied because of his faith

Attorneys with the Thomas More Society, a national public interest law firm, filed a federal civil rights complaint against the Governors of Missouri State University on behalf of Andrew Cash. The matter has now More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Mississippi Gov Phil Bryant joins ADF fight for freedom of conscience, religion of business owners, staff

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant argued forcefully in favor of the state’s law protecting Mississippians against government discrimination in a brief filed late Friday with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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ADF supports Carl Larsen, Angel Larsen, Telescope Media Group against Minnesota law banning ‘traditional marriage’ film

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing a St. Cloud video production company and its owners filed a motion in federal court Friday to stop Minnesota officials from enforcing a state law against them while More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Colorado State sued for denying pro-life group funds, not making ‘folks feel affirmed’

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against Colorado State University on behalf of CSU Students for Life, a student organization denied funding strictly because of its views. University More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, January 1st, 2017
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Texas AG Ken Paxton has to intercede to force school to put Charlie Brown decoration back up

A Killeen Independent School District (KISD) staff member was ordered by school officials to remove her handmade decoration that depicted a scene from the classic holiday tale “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, December 16th, 2016
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Kentucky lawsuit over Blaine Adamson, printer refusing to print gay pride shirts moves on

Attorneys for a Kentucky t-shirt printing company and the company’s owner, Blaine Adamson, which refused to print Pride t-shirts back in 2012, have argued that the refusal does not constitute discrimination. A More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
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ADF fights ACLU for Michigan Catholics, Genesys Health’s right to avoid performing sterilization procedures

Alliance Defending Freedom sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that asks the agency to reject an administrative complaint that the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan filed More...


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