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By The Dispatch On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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Court rules Kim Davis, Rowan County won’t pay legal fees from gay marriage lawsuit

U.S. District Judge David Bunning ruled that neither Kim Davis nor Rowan County are liable for attorney’s fees over the marriage license issue that began in 2015. Judge Bunning did overrule the Magistrate’s More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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Federal court stops Illinois abortion mandate, protests freedom of conscience

The Thomas More Society has stepped into the fray over recent Illinois conscience legislation by suing Illinois state officials on behalf of over twenty pro-life pregnancy resource centers and pro-life physicians. 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 Friday, July 7th, 2017
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Liberty Counsel defends Army Personnel against ‘transgender directives’ ‘training and guidance’

Liberty Counsel has issued a letter to Fort Benning Army Base commanding officers requesting them to comply with the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) and the Department of Defense (DOD) Instruction which More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 26th, 2017
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Freedom From Religion atheist group blasts SCOTUS over Trinity Church ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision today that could inflict incalculable damage upon the constitutional wall of separation between state and church. Seven justices turned their backs on the hallowed principle More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 26th, 2017
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Supreme Court rules secures Trinity Church religious freedom in Missouri discrimination case

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 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 Zach Jones On Monday, June 26th, 2017
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Canada: Christian school threatened to stop teaching ‘offensive’ scriptures: 1 Corinthians 6, Galatians 5

Earlier this month, there were reports that the Battle River School Division, located near Edmonton, Alberta, had asked the K-12 Cornerstone Christian Academy to cease using two “offensive” Bible verses in its More...

By Zach Jones On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Florida: Atheists rejoice after judge agrees that Bayview Cross in Pensacola must be removed

Atheists are celebrating their presumed success at getting a cross removed from a public park in Pensacola, Florida, as noted by Fox News’ Todd Starnes. “I am aware that there is a lot of support in Pensacola 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 Sunday, May 14th, 2017
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Liberty Counsel sues to get Good News Club in Indiana school districts, deserves ‘equal treatment’

Today, Liberty Counsel filed a federal lawsuit against an Indiana school district on behalf of Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF) for the ministry’s Good News Club. The case, Child Evangelism Fellowship of More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, May 14th, 2017
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Kentucky appeals court rules to protect freedom of conscience of printer Blaine Adamson, Hands On Originals

A Kentucky appeals court issued a ruling Friday that affirms a Lexington printer’s freedom to decline orders that would require him to promote a message in conflict with his religious beliefs. In 2014, the Lexington-Fayette More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, May 13th, 2017
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Marco Rubio, James Lankford, Chris Coons join to promote Senate resolution to promote religious freedom, condemn persecution

Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), James Lankford (R-OK), and Chris Coons (D-DE) today introduced a bipartisan resolution affirming the commitment of the United States to promoting religious freedom and condemning persecution More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, May 1st, 2017
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Indiana Senate passes bill to protect student prayer, pro-life student groups

The Indiana Senate and House passed a bill that would protect public school students from discrimination when they are praying or engaging in religious activities before, during and after school. HB 2014, sponsored More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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Alabama: New abortion bill requires parental consent from ‘out-of-state’ minors, adds ‘pro-life’ day, bans assisted suicide

Alabama legislators proposed an abortion bill that would require out-of-state minors seeking abortions to gain parental consent. The bill passed by a vote of 25-7 over opposition from most of the Democratic minority. The More...

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...


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