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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
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Court rules to protect Alabama Judge Tom Parker’s free speech on gay marriage after Southern Poverty Law Center lawsuit

The Alabama federal district court entered a permanent injunction in favor of Supreme Court Justice Tom Parker and against the Judicial Inquiry Commission (JIC) barring the use of judicial ethics canons to censor More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, June 7th, 2018
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Catholic Medical Association thanks President Trump for ending Obamacare mandates

Obamacare created a major divide between the efforts to offer universal medical coverage and civil liberties groups. Among those negatively impacted were religious groups facing mandates to coverage abortion pills More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 7th, 2018
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North Carolina city sued for zoning code banning Baptist Church

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed a federal lawsuit Monday on behalf of a church against the city of Monroe, North Carolina. The city recently enacted an unconstitutional zoning code that bars At the 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 The Dispatch On Thursday, May 17th, 2018
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Federal court strikes down Obamacare’s abortion pill mandate for Christian universities

A federal district court issued an order Tuesday that permanently prevents the federal government from enforcing the Obamacare abortion-pill mandate against four Christian universities in Oklahoma represented More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, May 13th, 2018
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Colorado Mesa University lifts ban on religious references from student speeches

After receiving a letter from Alliance Defending Freedom, Colorado Mesa University agreed Tuesday not to require students to remove all religious references from their speeches at its nursing program’s pinning More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, May 7th, 2018
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Kansas, Oklahoma pass bills to allow exemptions for religious organizations regarding gay adoption

The legislatures of both Kansas and Oklahoma have passed legislation protecting religious adoption agencies’ right to place children only in homes with a mother and a father. The freedom of conscience bill moved More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, April 13th, 2018
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Marquette counters John McAdams with ‘Myths vs Facts’ pages on website

Marrquette University has launched a full court, media campaign in their lawsuit with suspended professor, Dr. John McAdams, by setting up a web page on their site with their version of the “Facts About McAdams More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 8th, 2018
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Marquette sued over Dr John McAdams suspension, his defense of a student and free speech

Thomas More Society attorneys filed an amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) brief today in a Wisconsin Supreme Court case, John McAdams v. Marquette University. The lawsuit involves a Marquette University More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 8th, 2018
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Federal appeals court rules Michigan funeral home must allow employee to cross dress in transgender case

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit ruled Wednesday that the federal government can force a Michigan funeral home to allow a male employee to dress as a woman despite the family More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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New York pro-life free speech case: witness Pearl Brady confesses to running fake Facebook page

The star witness in a federal lawsuit filed by Attorney General Eric Schneiderman admitted in court that she created a fake Facebook page, pretending she was a pro-life Christian, to gather information on and entrap More...

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...


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