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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Supreme Court Sides with Goodyear in Personal Injury Case

In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court sided with Goodyear Rubber & Tire Co. on Tuesday in a dispute over a $2.7 million penalty the company was ordered to pay in a personal injury case. The hefty penalty More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 13th, 2017
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Mississippi: Fellowship of Christian Athletes permitted to hand out Bibles ahead of Good Friday

Student members of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) will distribute Bibles, based on Liberty Counsel’s advice, to their Stone County Public High School classmates tomorrow before Good Friday. FCA More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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ADF’s Michael Farris praises Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation for SCOTUS

The U.S. Senate voted 54-45 to confirm President Trump’s nominee, Judge Neil Gorsuch, as the next Supreme Court Justice. “ADF congratulates Neil Gorsuch, who will be the newest member of the high court and 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 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 Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, February 13th, 2017
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New Mexico: Atheists win as appeal to stop uprooting of Ten Commandments monument denied

A federal appeals court has denied a petition asking it to review a lower court ruling requiring the removal of a Ten Commandments monument in Bloomfield, New Mexico. The monuments sit with others at the City Hall, More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 4th, 2017
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Oklahoma Senator James Lankford introduces the Free Speech Fairness Act

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) introduced this week the Free Speech Fairness Act (S.264), a bill that gives nonprofits and houses of worship the freedom to speak about government or electoral activity without the More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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Trump maintains Obama’s executive order to protect gay rights but angers more people

The White House said on Monday that President Trump would leave in place a 2014 Obama administration order that created new workplace protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. In a White House More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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ADF praises Neil Gorsuch nomination, Mi Familia Vota says he’s hostile on women’s rights, bad on immigration reform

President Trump’s nomination of Colorado judge Neil Gorsuch for the U.S. Supreme Court was certain to create a divide between the left and the right, the progressives and the constitutionalists and that is 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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Faith and Liberty Discovery Center announced for Philadelphia, coming in 2018

A $60 million attraction with unprecedented technology will open on Independence Mall in fall 2018, American Bible Society announced today. Called the Faith & Liberty Discovery Center, the experience will highlight 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...


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