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By The Dispatch On Sunday, May 31st, 2020
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Jackson County Indiana Courthouse Nativity scene case heads to appeals to defend free speech

Liberty Counsel filed an appeal today to the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals refuting the opinion by an Indiana federal judge who ruled against the Nativity scene display at the Jackson County Courthouse. Liberty Counsel represents More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 29th, 2020
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President Trump signs executive order to enforce social media platform vs publisher rules

In the wake of Twitter adding editorial remarks to President Trump tweets, he signed an executive order yesterday for government agencies to enforce speech protections across the Internet. Section 230 is a signature More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, May 19th, 2020
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North Carolina strikes down Gov Roy Cooper’s block on church gatherings during pandemic

A federal judge in North Carolina granted a statewide temporary restraining order on Saturday to block Governor Roy Cooper’s executive order that criminalizes churchgoers for attending indoor worship services More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, May 14th, 2020
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Illinois Gov Pritzker sued by Romanian churches for assembly ban, worship discrimination

Two Romanian churches filed an appeal of their federal lawsuit against Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker for his unconstitutional executive orders discriminating against churches by restricting in-person worship services More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 9th, 2020
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Atheist, Jewish, Catholic, and Muslim groups join to ask SCOTUS to rule on college student free speech case

An ideologically diverse array of groups submitted friend-of-the-court briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court this week that ask it to take a case filed by Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys on behalf of two former More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020
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Thomas More Society sues New York in Federal Court over abortion law, Boss Bill

New York is blatantly discriminating against those who advocate for the sanctity of human life and the Thomas More Society is taking the matter to federal court. Representing Evergreen Association, Inc., the non-for-profit More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, December 7th, 2019
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More criminal charges against David Daleiden dropped, AG seeks to block defense from talking to press

From yesterday comes the presser: Thomas More Society attorneys secured the dismissal of five more felony counts, six in total, at the conclusion of the Preliminary Hearing in the California criminal case against More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, October 13th, 2019
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Beto O’Rourke vows to attack churches’ tax exempt status over gay marriage

Robert “Beto” O’Rourke, a Catholic and presidential candidate for the Democratic party, called for churches and religious institutions to lose their tax-exempt status if they oppose same-sex “marriage.” Joining More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, October 13th, 2019
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Election 2020: Andrew Yang attacks Chinese government over NBA, Houston Rockets

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang attacked “the Chinese government” and the NBA over the controversy regarding a tweet from Daryl Morey, the general manager of the Houston Rockets. In a statement More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 7th, 2019
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Liberty Counsel defends Nativity Scene in Jackson County against ACLU Indiana lawsuit

Liberty Counsel has filed a motion requesting the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana to issue summary judgment in the lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 5th, 2019
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Judge strikes down Tampa’s counseling ban, government can’t regulate ‘healthcare treatment’

Yesterday federal Judge William F. Jung issued an order granting summary judgment to Liberty Counsel in its suit to invalidate the Tampa ordinance that prohibited licensed counselors from providing voluntary talk More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 14th, 2019
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NYC retreats on counseling ban for same-sex attractions, transgender, won’t pass Supreme Court

The New York City Council is seeking to repeal a citywide counseling ban out of concern that the ban would not survive the Supreme Court and would impact similar counseling bans across the United States. photo/ More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, September 8th, 2019
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Chicago pro-life billboard vandalized, making it ‘more hard hitting’

A vandalized pro-life billboard in Chicago has been raising awareness across the Internet, social media as Eric J. Scheidler, executive director of the Pro-Life Action League shared a photo of the defaced image More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
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Tampa same-sex counseling ban challenged by Robert Vazzo, New Hearts Outreach

Liberty Counsel filed a motion for summary judgment asking a federal court to permanently block the city of Tampa’s ordinance which violates the First Amendment by prohibiting licensed counselors from providing More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Sandra Merritt Planned Parenthood lawsuit heads to trial

A federal court in San Francisco has issued a mixed ruling by dismissing some of Planned Parenthood’s claims in the multimillion-dollar civil lawsuit against citizen journalist Sandra Merritt. The court sided More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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San Francisco demands calling ‘convicted felons’ ‘justice involved persons’ and ‘returning residents’

San Francisco has passed legislation demanding that convicted felons be referred to as “justice-involved persons” in an attempt to sanitize the language used to describe criminals. They called for changes More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
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Liberty Counsel joins battle against Boston censoring Christian flag

Liberty Counsel filed a brief in support of its motion for summary judgement requesting the United States District Court in Boston to rule that Boston resident Hal Shurtleff and his Christian civic organization, Camp More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 9th, 2019
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Court rules Lehigh County seal with cross can stay, doesn’t violate the first amendment

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the official seal of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania can remain on government property, despite efforts from the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) to have it More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Maryland same-sex, transgender counseling ban heads to court

Liberty Counsel is in federal district court today seeking a preliminary and permanent injunction against Maryland’s law which prohibits minors from receiving voluntary counseling from licensed professionals More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 2nd, 2019
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Grant Strobl, Jacob Chludzinski and ThinkRight Strategies sues Ann Arbor over free speech laws, political speech

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing a political consulting firm and its owners filed suit against the city of Ann Arbor in federal court Monday. The lawsuit challenges a city law that forces Grant More...


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