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By The Dispatch On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Thomas More Society supports pro-lifers against New York AG lawsuit, false accusations of violence

The Thomas More Society attorneys are defending a group of peaceful pro-life advocates from Queens against New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman in a federal lawsuit that accuses them of threats and violence More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Tacoma elementary schools ends Satanist Club meetings, Liberty Counsel ‘as we predicted’ it would

Atheists masquerading as a so-called Satanist Temple group recently ended its after-school program at Point Defiance Elementary School in Tacoma. The After-School Satan Club ceased meeting soon after teachers from More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Sunday, September 10th, 2017
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ADF rebukes Al Franken for ‘hate group’ label after anti-Catholic attacks by Dianne Feinstein, Dick Durbin

During Wednesday’s judicial confirmation hearing for 7th Circuit Court of Appeals nominee Amy Barrett, the Notre Dame law professor came under fire from several Democratic senators. While anti-Catholic comments More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 10th, 2017
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SCOTUS rules government cannot exclude churches, religious groups for funding, programs

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 decision came More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
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Wisconsin photographyer, Amy Lynn Photography Studio, heads to court freedom of conscience case, artistic expression

ADF attorneys representing photographer and blogger Amy Lawson, who owns Amy Lynn Photography Studio in Madison, filed suit against the city and against state officials in March. The lawsuit challenges a sweeping 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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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire religious discrimination case ends with a win for Catholic students: Alexandra Liebl and Madelyn Rysavy

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire has agreed to drop its unconstitutional policies that deny credit to students who fulfill its mandatory community service requirement by volunteering in faith-based activities. More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, July 7th, 2017
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Pennsylvania appeals court protects pro-lifers Colleen Reilly, Becky Biter against Harrisburg’s ‘buffer zones’

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals denied the City of Harrisburg’s request to rehear the case brought by Liberty Counsel‘s pro-life clients, Colleen Reilly and Becky Biter, in their lawsuit against More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 29th, 2017
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ADF adds their support for the Free Speech Fairness Act

Alliance Defending Freedom joined 47 other signatories to a letter delivered to congressional leaders this week that encourages them to make hearings and votes on the Free Speech Fairness Act a priority. The bill, 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 Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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SCOTUS crushes ‘hate speech’ case, part of ‘free and open discussion’

Sending a shockwave through liberal circles and college universities across the country, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously that free speech in America is protected, not matter how offensive some find it. From 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 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 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 Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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Kutztown University of Pennsylvania ‘orders’ pro-life ‘chalk’ messages by Students for Life to be ‘scrubbed off’

Alliance Defending Freedom sent a letter Monday to the president of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania after officials there scrubbed chalked pro-life messages from the campus’s sidewalks even though the school 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 The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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Mi Familia Vota praises Nevada’s efforts to improve voter registration

Voting rights advocates and Nevada officials announced today Monday that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding in order to streamline and modernize voter registration opportunities through the Nevada Department More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
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Cal State Los Angeles backs off free speech penalties after ADF lawsuit over Ben Shapiro speech

In the wake of a student group’s lawsuit, California State University–Los Angeles has dropped several of its discriminatory speech policies and practices that school officials used to shut down the group’s More...


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