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By The Dispatch On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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Joanna Duka and Breanna Koski continue battle for freedom of conscience as gay marriage case heads to Arizona Supreme Court

The Arizona Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to take up a pivotal artistic and religious freedom case. The case, Brush & Nib Studio v. City of Phoenix, involves two artists who risk jail time and fines if they More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, November 19th, 2018
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Florist Barronelle Stutzman to court in gay marriage case: ‘I serve all customers, I just can’t celebrate all events’

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing floral artist Barronelle Stutzman of Arlene’s Flowers in Richland filed their opening brief Tuesday with the Washington Supreme Court. The brief on behalf of More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 4th, 2018
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Supreme Court sides with Jack Phillips, cake shop in Christian baker, free of conscience, gay wedding case

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 today in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, a historic case that protects the right to free exercise of religion against the LGBT “sexual orientation” More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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Minnesota filmmakers, Carl and Angel Larsen, headed to appeals court to fight being forced to film gay weddings

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing a pair of Minnesota filmmakers filed their opening brief on appeal Friday in a lawsuit challenging a state law that allows the government to control the stories 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 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 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 Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
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Arizona artists lose first court battle to refuse gay weddings, judge calls objection ‘absurd’

An Arizona state judge is not convinced that a pair of Christian calligraphers should be exempt from serving same-sex couples, refusing to temporarily suspend enforcement of a Phoenix ordinance against two artists More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 11th, 2016
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Glenn Beck interviews Gary Johnson on freedom of conscience, religious liberty topics

Many voters feel disenfranchised by Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump as the two main candidates for president and have looked at Libertarian Gary Johnson, who is now rising a bit in some polls. The former New Mexico More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 25th, 2016
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Colorado baker Jack Phillips trying to take freedom of conscience case to US Supreme Court

A Lakewood, Colorado, cake artist who declined to use his artistic talents to create a wedding cake celebrating a same-sex ceremony asked the nation’s highest court Friday to take his case and rule that the government More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, April 23rd, 2016
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Obama goes to London, bashes North Carolina, Mississippi transgender bathroom laws

President Obama used his visit to the United Kingdom on Friday to lament new laws in North Carolina and Mississippi requiring use of government restrooms in accordance with birth gender as “wrong and should be More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Thursday, April 21st, 2016
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Pat Boone calls out SNL ‘God’s Not Dead 2’ parody as offensive to Christians, Jews, gays, ‘feeding cynicism’

Pat Boone says Saturday Night Live parody skit about God’s Not Dead 2 is offensive to Christians, Jews and homosexuals, and thinks the long-running show is feeding cynicism in America. “I think a general antipathy More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, March 28th, 2016
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Georgia Gov Nathan Deal says he’ll veto religious liberty bill

Disney joined the NFL and others to urge the Georgia governor to veto bill that would protect businesses from non-participating in LGBT activities, such as a gay wedding. Gov. Nathan Deal says the religious liberty More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 10th, 2016
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Kentucky court protects t-shirt printer’s right to refuse making shirts for gay pride event

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing a Lexington printer have filed their brief with the Kentucky Court of Appeals after the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Human Rights Commission appealed the printer’s More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 26th, 2015
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Colorado baker still fighting for religious freedom, right to refuse gay weddings

A Lakewood, Colorado, cake artist who declined to use his artistic talents to create a wedding cake celebrating a same-sex ceremony asked the state’s highest court Friday to take his case and rule that the government More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, July 6th, 2015
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Oregon bakers hit with $135K fine for refusing same-sex wedding order

A bakery in Gresham, Oregon, which refused to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple has been ordered by the state government to pay $135,000 in damages. Oregon’s Bureau of Labor and Industries ruled on More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, May 15th, 2015
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Texas Senate passes bill to protect pastors refusing gay weddings

The Texas Senate has approved a bill that would protect pastors from legal action if they refuse to officiate same-sex ceremonies. Sen. Craig Estes (R-Wichita Falls) presented S.B. 2065, entitled “Freedom of Religion More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
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Arkansas joins Indiana with ‘religious freedom’ bill, critics call for ‘inclusion’

Arkansas lawmakers approved a religious-freedom bill similar to the one recently passed in Indiana. The move Tuesday sparked critics claiming increased discrimination towards homosexuals as protests and backlash More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, March 30th, 2015
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‘Star Trek’ star George Takei leads attacks on Indiana, Mike Pence, calls for boycott

George Takei of Star Trek fame is taking aim at Indiana Gov. Mike Pence’s decision to sign into law a controversial bill aimed at upholding the religious freedom of business owners in the state. The openly gay More...


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