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By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, December 16th, 2016
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Kentucky lawsuit over Blaine Adamson, printer refusing to print gay pride shirts moves on

Attorneys for a Kentucky t-shirt printing company and the company’s owner, Blaine Adamson, which refused to print Pride t-shirts back in 2012, have argued that the refusal does not constitute discrimination. A More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 19th, 2016
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Kim Davis wins in court as ALCU lawsuits are dismissed

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has won the fight for religious freedom after a federal judge issued an order dismissing all three 2015 marriage license lawsuits against her yesterday. U.S. Judge David Bunning dismissed More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 6th, 2016
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Jewish prisoners in Florida go to federal court over kosher meals

photo Kauhajoki.vaakuna.svg Next week a federal court will consider whether Florida can continue denying kosher meals to Jewish prisoners, even when the vast majority of state prisons and the federal government More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016
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US Senate to fine pharmacists who refuse to dispense Plan B

Senate Democrats have introduced a bill that would impose crushing fines on pharmacists who refuse to personally dispense Plan B pills, an “emergency contraception,” and a potential abortifacient, removing conscience More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 11th, 2016
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Freedom for pharmacists’ freedom of conscience going to US Supreme Court

Fourteen briefs have been filed with the U.S. Supreme Court that encourage it to weigh in on Washington state rules that force pharmacy owners and pharmacists to stock and dispense drugs contrary to their religious 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 Tuesday, January 5th, 2016
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ADF defends Ralph’s Thriftway, Margo Thelen and Rhonda Mesler: pharmacists right to not carry morning after pills

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing a pharmacy and two pharmacists are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on Washington state rules that force pharmacy owners and pharmacists to stock and dispense More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015
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Court rules that ‘Big Mountain Jesus’ statue in Montana can remain

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a previous ruling to allow a statue of Jesus to remain on a Montana mountain. A suit by the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) attempted to get the statue removed, More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, February 6th, 2015
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New Jersey: Teen, Samantha Jones, leads movement, beats atheist lawsuit over pledge

A New Jersey judge has thrown out an atheist lawsuit which argued that “under God” is a violation of the state’s constitution, ending activists’ latest attempt to remove the decades-old wording from the More...

By Butter Bracco On Saturday, September 27th, 2014
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Samantha Jones, New Jersey student, going to court for ‘Under God’ in Pledge of Allegiance

A high school student in New Jersey is headed to court, battling for her right to the Pledge of Allegiance with the praise “one nation under God” after an atheist group is pressuring a school district More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
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Massachusetts judge strikes down atheist lawsuit against ‘under God’ in Pledge of Allegiance

The Massachusetts supreme court ruled against an atheist lawsuit against the ‘under God’ portion of the pledge of allegiance rejecting the family’s claim that it violated their rights. photo U.S. More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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New Jersey lawsuit seeks to ban pledge due to ‘under God’ phrases

The American Humanist Association is suing a New Jersey school district for its recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance in public classrooms. The issue at hand is the phrase “under God” in the pledge. A More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 14th, 2014
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US Supreme Court sets March date to hear Hobby Lobby case against Obamacare mandate

 The US Supreme Court has officially scheduled oral arguments for the Hobby Lobby Stores’ case against the Obamacare “preventive services” mandate. Owned and operated by a Christian family who hold More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, December 30th, 2013
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Obamacare abortion pill mandate delayed for Christian universities

A federal judge has granted an injunction to a pair of Christian universities to delay the abortion pill mandate in Obamacare. East Texas Baptist University, Houston Baptist University and Westminster Theological More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, January 8th, 2013
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Thousands shop to support Hobby Lobby, the company’s lawsuit against contraception mandate from Obamacare

Hobby Lobby customers nationwide showed their support over the weekend for the company’s fight against a federal mandate to provide emergency contraceptives in its health insurance plan. Hobby Lobby CEO David More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, July 1st, 2012
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President Obama makes Youkilis joke, gets booed but Jay Carney denies it

During a fundraiser in Boston on Monday night, Obama playfully joked with the crowd, referencing the trade between the Red Sox and White Sox that sent Kevin Youkilis to Chicago. “And finally Boston, I just want More...


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