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The Cross Examined College Prep Course IV

    Town Hall: Second, you can call the folks at the Alliance Defending Freedom (see I began working together with these guys in the spring of 2006 – just months before they would represent me in a First Amendment retaliation case. I often spoke at campuses with patently unconstitutional policies and tried to challenge those really bad policies by finding really good plaintiffs. We overturned numerous policies by working together. Best of all, many of the students that decided to stand up earned names for themselves and enhanced their resumes – not to mention their standing in the conservative movement.

  • Posted: 01/28/2015
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Rise in harassment against India’s Christians prompts launch of new help hotline

Alliance Defending Freedom attorney speaks in Augusta about preserving religious liberty

Mayor de Blasio refuses to drop church worship ban in NYC public schools – but this congregation isn’t backing down

Battle still rages for churches that want to meet in NYC schools

Government to pay $570,000 to Conestoga Wood Specialties law firms for fight to Supreme Court

Testimony: Bathrooms, wearing a dress, taking it off, and dueling lawyers…

Testimony: ‘Ramifications upon my church,’ questions on bathroom use

Idahoans testify at Statehouse on anti-discrimination bill

Evangelical and progressive groups to provide perspectives on clearer IRS rules for nonprofits

Ex-fire chief files EEOC complaint

Obama admin to pay $570,000 in attorneys fees after losing abortion pill mandate case

Civil rights battles rage at cake shops

Christian ex-fire chief fires back at Atlanta mayor, files discrimination complaint

A tale of two bakers – will Colorado play favorites?

Testimony: ‘Help us to be proud of living here,’ ‘Dictating to a private citizen what to believe’

For baker, some role reversal

Add the Words testimony mixed Monday morning

India’s Christians rise up against Hindu extremist persecution

GOP’s Abortion Barbie causes a meltdown – of more than just the GOP

The legal ingredients to forced baking 2.0

Does Colorado baker’s anti-same-sex marriage cake refusal rise to level of discrimination?

Baker to customer for Bible-shaped, anti-same-sex marriage cake: ‘Do it yourself’

Illinois Bible Colleges sue to get state to grant students full degrees

Former fire chief files EEOC complaint against city

Fire chief axed over book files EEOC complaint against city

Atlanta fire chief is fighting back in a big way

Ex-Atlanta fire chief files discrimination complaint against City

Anti-same-sex marriage cake puts legal rivals in odd positions

Pro-life activists and clergy pray for the unborn at memorial before March for Life

Customer files complaint against bakery for refusing to make ideological cake

Why some wedding businesses say ‘I don’t’ to same-sex weddings

Southern Baptist leader Russell Moore praises Supreme Court for defending religious freedom of Muslim inmate

Court upholds inmate’s religious liberty

What can pro-lifers expect from the UN’s new development goals?

ADF continues ‘equal access’ fight in Missouri

Same-sex marriage issue part of push for state religious liberty bills

Tony Perkins, Family Research Council president: Religious freedom paramount

The cross examined college prep course

Fire chief’s ouster beginning of the end for Christians?

Illinois Bible colleges file legal challenge for right to issue degrees to students

Abortion group colludes with MD county to close pregnancy center

Former U.S. Congressman Frank Wolf named Wilson Chair in Religious Freedom at Baylor University

MLK on law and morality

    Acton Institute: As Ryan Anderson put it in a speech delivered to the Alliance Defending Freedom in 2013, “The upstream/downstream metaphor can be misleading. Culture shapes law, but so too does law shape culture. The law both reflects our values and teaches values—especially to younger generations. The better metaphor, I think, is that of two coasts connected by a tide, that comes in and out, that picks up and drops off on the shorelines. Law and culture reinforce each other, either for or against human dignity and human flourishing.”

  • Posted: 01/19/2015
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Awaiting Supreme Court marriage ruling

Supreme Court sets stage for historic same-sex marriage ruling

Same-sex marriage: High court sets stage for historic ruling

Same-sex weddings in the dock: US court to rule

Honoring pre-existing convictions: Lawsuits question abortion-only plans in Rhode Island and Vermont

Supreme Court to hear same-sex marriage cases in April

Symposium: Cert. grant signals promising vehicle to affirm marriage

Reed v. Town of Gilbert oral arguments (audio)

2015 Here’s why your state may be expanding religious freedom protections this year

    Deseret News: While Lund is not optimistic about the prospects of RFRAs or religious exemptions in accommodation bills passing statehouses this year, Greg Scott, a vice president for the Alliance Defending Freedom, which supports enactment of state RFRA measures, said lawmakers can’t back down because of political pressure. “Legislators are duty-bound to protect the promise of freedom our country was founded to fulfill,” he said. “When those freedoms are threatened, lawmakers must act to protect them. Failing to protect freedom is a dereliction of a legislator’s most important duty.”

  • Posted: 01/16/2015
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Two more sue to reverse Obamacare abortion mandate

PA porn store loses battle with Catholic organization

Porn shop owner launches legal attack against pro-life counselor

Court rules: Christians can continue protest of Pennsylvania adult, porn shop

Lawsuit filed over abortion services in HealthSource RI plans

Attorneys for Christian fire chief say termination violates First Amendment rights: ‘Tolerance is a two-way street’

Backlash against Atlanta mayor in firing of fire chief

Lawyers looking at ‘legal options’ for fired fire chief

Supreme Court to decide same-sex marriage cases