Category Archives: ADF in the News

Joseph La Rue: Understanding the impact of state religious freedom laws

Protestors rally as Supreme Court hears case on Obamacare and religion | NBC

Company owners refuse to “sacrifice our obedience to God” | WND

Religious freedom on trial: U.S. Supreme Court hears Hobby Lobby case today | OneNewsNow

Meet the major legal players in the Conestoga Wood Specialties Supreme Court case | Lancaster Online

UNC professor wins lawsuit against school over denial of promotion | University Herald

Global symposium aims to educate media on religious liberty | Catholic News Agency

Hobby Lobby case goes before the Supreme Court | U.S. News & World Report

Supreme showdown in religious freedom battle | WND

Business and religion collide in Conestoga Wood case | Lancaster Online

Justices hear Hobby Lobby case arguments | The Edmond Sun

Hobby Lobby counsel: “Justices seemed deeply skeptical of the government’s arguments” | Daily Caller

Conestoga is silent party in Obamacare case, but convictions are clear | Forbes

Affordable Care Act and birth control: Can corporations assert religious rights? | Christian Science Monitor

Women’s health advocates say Conestoga Wood Specialties case is a matter of health care, not just religious, liberty | LancasterOnline

CT high school Students for Life group wins free speech battle | Breitbart

Justices to hear Hobby Lobby case on Obamacare birth control rule | CNN

David French: A federal jury speaks, and academic freedom wins | National Review

“Justices may decide if vendors can snub gay weddings” | USA Today

Jury rules North Carolina university violated conservative professor’s free speech rights | ACLJ

Student sues Va. college system over preaching issue | Virginian-Pilot

Abortion foes condemn Wisconsin capital’s buffer plan | Washington Times

TNCC student sues in freedom of speech case | AP

Victory: CT high school restores pro-life student free speech | ChristianNewsWire

Hawaii’s moral challenges prompt ministry | Baptist Press

Taking a stand against Obamacare | Heritage

Supreme Court faces wave of free-speech cases from conservatives | LA Times

New, critical conversation brewing on birth-control usage in the US | National Catholic Register

Mennonite family to Supreme Court: HHS mandate violates our beliefs | CitizenLink

UT volunteers to change speech policy – after lawsuit filed | OneNewsNow

Campus pro-life group wins battle on campus | OneNewsNow

Air Force Academy challenged over censorship of Bible verse | The New American

Brief: Oklahoma marriage amendment harms couples, children | AP

Atheist turned Christian prof. denied promotion | CBN

Legal brief in support of same-sex “marriage” to be filed | Tulsa World

Dissident nuns take stand in favor of HHS abortifacient mandate | LifeSiteNews

Catherine Glenn Foster: Conn. lawmakers again consider letting doctors assist with suicide

NC university to go on trial for alleged retaliation against Christian professor | Christian Post

Bible verse cadets call out Air Force Academy for violating constitutional rights | Charisma News

Canadian teachers fight government’s religious gag order | WORLD

Why are atheists up in arms over fifth-grade graduation? | Charisma News

Case of German home-school family cause for celebration and concern | National Catholic Register

A big blow for abortion advocates | American Thinker

Stanford Graduate Student Council denies funding for event including Ryan T. Anderson, Kellie Fiedorek

Pro-life high school club claims its rights were violated | WFSB

Canadian Catholic school being pressured to teach all religions are equal | Christian Post

Canadian legal brief backs Catholic school’s religious liberty | EWTN/CNA

Ex-city councilor: Ten Commandments statue not religious | Albuquerque Journal

Students for Life fights 1st Amendment battle in CT high school | Breitbart

Christians ordered to teach Wiccan, pagan rites | WND

Madison suspends anti-free speech ordinance after ADF lawsuit | OneNewsNow

Casey Mattox: Missouri down to just one abortion business after Planned Parenthood closes | LifeNews

Maryland pregnancy care center wins decision against “NARAL-driven attacks” | LifeSiteNews

Mary Eberstadt: Progressivism’s war on winners

Branford High Students for Life club’s censorship claim draws national attention | New Haven Register

Conn. high school blocks pro-life student group from handing out information | Christian Post

Trial begins on Ten Commandments monument in Bloomfield, NM | Albuquerque Journal

Unmuzzling the bully pulpit | AMAC

Court says government can’t force counselors’ speech | WND

When is refusing service legal and when is it discrimination? | Inside Tucson Business

Midwife fired for refusing to do abortions | WND

Arizona school district may violate state law to allow Planned Parenthood sex-ed class | LifeNews

Woman in Sweden denied work as midwife for refusing to perform abortions

OSU, pro-life group reach settlement | Associated Press

German home-school family can stay in U.S. indefinitely | Washington Times

“The forces behind the religious freedom movement that exploded last week” | TPM

Oklahoma State to pay $25,000 settlement to pro-life students over free speech suit

First Amendment freedoms threatened by IRS proposal, say Newman Society, religious groups | Cardinal Newman Society