Category Archives: ADF in the News

Secularist to lead Alabama city council meeting in its first atheist ‘prayer’

In election season, churches reminded of campaign do’s and don’ts

ACLU wants to file brief in Mississippi same-sex divorce case

In 20-year battle, church asks again for freedom to worship

Church-state separation allows rules on employee morality, lawyers say

Supreme Court set to hear church’s “Sign Language” case

Advocates for and against redefinition of marriage file briefs with Supreme Court

Students flock to school flag poles to pray for America

See You at the Pole: Millions of students to fearlessly pray

Family of 6 says they’ll go uninsured before paying Obamacare’s ‘abortion fee’

A “Groundhog Day” repeat for the GOP

Millions of students expected to pray at school

On Supreme Court docket: beards, church signs, and, yes, Middle East peace

California mandates that 2 Catholic universities include abortion coverage in their employee health insurance plans

Erik Stanley talks on Caffeinated Thoughts Radio about the IRS and investigating churches (audio)

List of ‘extremist’ Christians leads to death threats

    Newsbusters: Among those on the list were Independent candidate for governor of Massachusetts Pastor Scott Lively, Christian radio host and Townhall columnist Michael Brown, Liberty University Law School dean and talk radio host Mat Staver, Christian conservative blogger Matt Barber, National Organization for Marriage President Brian Brown, Concerned Women for America’s Janice Shaw Crouse, Benjamin Bull of the conservative Christian law group, the Alliance Defending Freedom and Jordan Sekulow of another conservative Christian litigation group, American Center for Law and Justice among many other smaller Christian and conservative groups and professors. – See more at:

  • Posted: 09/22/2014
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IRS still secretive about plans to monitor church sermons

Christian groups horrified after discovering Americans deceived into paying for abortions through Obamacare

Alliance Defending Freedom appeals illegal funding of abortions with CO taxpayer dollars

Eleven free speech controversies at American universities

Supreme moment: Four Georgia lawyers to argue at high court

The HRC is inciting fear and hate

Christian legal groups defend Chick-fil-A against principal who banned sale of sandwiches

Group calls on Penn State to reverse decision on Bibles

Europe court condemns Hungary’s church law again

ADF hopes Penn States follows U.S. Navy over Bible removal

Christians angered after report shows Americans paying for abortions through Obamacare

Prayers and Preparation – More of Mike Adams’ speech

Gov. Phil Bryant intervenes in same-sex divorce case in DeSoto County

GAO Report: Obamacare does pay for abortions

IRS stonewalls coming clean on secret deal to investigate churches

Growing secularization seen as weakening place of religion in U.S.

Gilbert church fights court’s decision on sign regulations

Miss. governor intervenes in same-sex divorce case

Man challenges Belgium’s euthanasia law after mom’s death

Tom Mortier sues Belgium, euthanasia laws after mother killed and family not informed

Thomas F. Farr discusses religious freedom with Warren Smith for World News Group (audio)

    World Mag: Thomas F. Farr is director of the Religious Freedom Project at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs at Georgetown University and a visiting associate professor of religion and international affairs at Georgetown’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. A former American diplomat and leading authority on international religious freedom, Farr has published widely, including a 2008 book, World of Faith and Freedom: Why International Religious Liberty is Vital to American National Security (Oxford University Press).

  • Posted: 09/17/2014
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The IRS’ response about church tax monitoring that has a conservative legal firm up in arms

Deluge of criticism after abortion funding revealed in health care law

LLDF, ADF: School’s abortion coverage violates federal law

Belgian murderer and rapist ‘allowed to die’ by court in landmark ruling

An ‘existential’ issue for American liberty

IRS denies info about deal with atheist group to monitor content of sermons

The Wilberforce Academy experience: raising the next generation of Christian leaders

Depressed mum euthanised – son takes legal action

Hindu extremists resolve to kill Christians they beat in Bihar, India

Penn State University pulling Gideon Bibles from guest rooms following complaint

Planned Parenthood in potential hot water over alleged misfilings

Ignoring SCOTUS ruling, Pittsburgh wants 15-foot bubble zone

Parody of its pro-abortion policies riles NAACP

Loyola Marymount employees file complaint against California abortion mandate

Yes, the Bible is constitutional, attorneys assure Penn State

Women’s health ads stay off bus for now

Bhutanese pastor sentenced to prison for accepting funds for ministry activities

Maine officials back down after mother fights do not resuscitate order on baby

Contraceptive mandate still ‘hijacking’ Christian universities’ insurance plans

A response to Richard Dawkins: How is it immoral to give life?

Is the Penn mightier than the sword?

HHS hands out $500k to Planned Parenthood to boost Obamacare enrollment

Legal group: Belgium’s assisted suicide law failed a depressed woman

Missouri lawmaker, wife, ask court for contraception insurance exclusion

Suit to restrict pulpit speech dismissed

State backs down, won’t euthanize baby whose father shook her so hard he put her in a coma

Belgium’s euthanasia law challenged in European Court of Human Rights

NAACP’s attempt to deny black citizen journalist’s free speech rights goes to federal appeals court

NAACP sues black pro-lifer for exercising his civil rights

2nd View: Pro-lifers voice concerns to PBS’ airing of ‘After Tiller’

Will SCOTUS say ‘I Do’ to marriage case?

Letter to NC schools: Law protects religious rights of all