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By The Dispatch On Sunday, February 11th, 2018
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ADF sues Laurel Maryland after officials changed zoning laws to stop church services

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed a federal lawsuit Friday on behalf of a church against the city of Laurel, Maryland, after officials changed zoning laws to stop the church from holding Sunday worship More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 8th, 2018
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Indiana court rules school punishing Good News Club with meeting fees

An Indiana federal district court has granted Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF) a permanent injunction against an unconstitutional policy that the School District of Pike Township used to discriminate against More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, February 2nd, 2018
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New Mexico Community College succumbs to atheist threats, ‘banishes’ ‘divisive’ crosses

New Mexico Junior College in Hobbs has been forced by Wisconsin’s Freedom From Religion Foundation to remove several Christian crosses that were previously displayed throughout the public school campus. The More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, February 2nd, 2018
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ADF battles ACLU in federal court to defend faith-based adoption

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed a friend-of-the-court brief Tuesday in federal court on behalf of Michigan legislators who strongly support a state law that helps connect more children with loving families More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
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TRANSCRIPT: President Trump’s 2018 State of the Union Address

President Donald Trump gave his first State of the Union address on Tuesday. Read the President’s speech as prepared for delivery and released by the White House. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, January 29th, 2018
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Indiana school district to FFRF atheists: you are wrong, pastor led program doesn’t contain religion, Bible verses

A school district in Indiana has rebuked an atheist group’s demand that it dissolve a pastor-led program during the lunch period after investigating the matter and finding that no religious instruction is provided More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 25th, 2018
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Kansas Gov Sam Brownback confirmed as Ambassador at large for international religious freedom

Gov. Sam Brownback of Kansas was confirmed to an ambassadorship on Wednesday after a six-month after V.P. Mike Pence broke the Senate split 49-49 vote along party lines on the nomination of the Republican. Brownback More...

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 Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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South Carolina prison chaplains excused from carrying OC spray

The Bureau of Prisons (BOP) has now granted religious accommodation to prison chaplains at various federal correctional institutions who were being punished for not carrying oleoresin capsicum (OC) spray as a potential More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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Freedom From Religion, American Atheists object to ‘coerced religious observances in the military’

The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) and American Atheists have sent a joint letter to the Defense Department warning against unconstitutional coerced religious observances in the military. The groups write More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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ADF to Supreme Court: ‘Artists shouldn’t be forced to express what government dictates’

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing cake artist Jack Phillips filed their final brief Wednesday prior to oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
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UK judge rules against Christian Felix Ngole’s right to express Christian views as social worker

In a shocking free speech case, a Christian student who was expelled from university after posting on Facebook in support of Biblical teaching on marriage and sexual ethics has lost his case in a judicial review More...

By Guest Author On Monday, October 30th, 2017
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3 Ways To Keep The ‘Man’ In Human

Today’s world is a lot different from that of say, the 1920’s. Men lived much shorter lives back then. They had compellingly different roles from those they serve today and were looked to more as the strong More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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Minnesota: filmmakers Carl Larsen, Angel Larsen appeal gay marriage rules, forcing Telescope Media Group to film gay wedding

A pair of St. Cloud filmmakers on Friday appealed a court order from last month that dismissed their lawsuit challenging a state law that allows Minnesota officials to control the stories they tell. The law 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 Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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Trump administration ends Obamacare battle for force Catholic school to pay for contraception, sterilization and abortions

The Trump Administration has voluntarily dismissed the government’s appeal in Ave Maria School of Law v. Sebelius, solidifying a legal victory for the Catholic law school and repairing some of the damage More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, October 9th, 2017
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Sarah Huckabee Sanders on ending Obamacare birth control mandate: ‘freedom to practice one’s faith is a fundamental right’

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders vowed that “as long as Donald Trump is president,” the administration will defend every American’s right to religious liberty. “The President believes that More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 30th, 2017
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Texas Right to Life praises President Trump’s nomination of Don Willett to Fifth Circuit court of appeals

President Donald Trump announced the nomination of the Honorable Justice Don Willett to serve on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.  Justice Willett currently serves on the Supreme Court More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Sunday, September 24th, 2017
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Shari Webber-Dunn sues Kansas prison with atheists AHA over ‘Christian propaganda’

Shari Webber-Dunn, an inmate serving a murder charge in Kansas, said her First Amendment rights were violated by “Christian propaganda” imposed by the all-female prison. Webber-Dunn is suing department More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Mississippi man Chris Sevier wants to marry computer, joins polygamists to sue

A Mississippi man, Chris Sevier, self-described as a “machinist,” has joined with  polygamists to file a federal lawsuit that same-sex “marriage” is part of the religion of secular humanism, and since More...


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