Category Archives: ADF in the News

D.C. Mayor Bowser introduces bill to fix anti-discrimination law

Advocates on both sides argue IRS should clarify pulpit endorsement rule

Please God, don’t let us get audited: IRS is scaring churches

Sexual-behavior rules can’t disqualify Canadian law school from accreditation

Churches fear IRS as election season looms

Assisted living centers defeat HHS mandate in court

Religious and secular advocates urge IRS to clarify rules on political endorsements from the pulpit

One pastor’s tedious defense of the First Amendment

Evangelical and progressive groups agree: A strong charitable and religious sector requires clearer IRS guidance

Atlanta fire chief files discrimination complaint

No timetable to put Bible-based sign back in Hager Park

Churches wait for SCOTUS to attend to use of school facilities

Hospital sued after denying treatment to two developmentally disabled patients

NYC continues fight to keep churches from meeting in public schools

A tale of two cakes: Colorado’s far-reaching religious freedom fight

Gilbert school board votes to keep controversial novel

Atlanta mayor: Christian ex-fire chief’s reputation will be destroyed

Anti-porn activists seek enforcement pledge from Loretta Lynch

Justice Roy Moore strikes a major blow against judicial tyranny

    One News Now: State justices can, as Justice Moore has done, defy unconstitutional federal rulings which have overturned marriage amendments. Governors, such as Gov. Bentley, can defy unconstitutional federal rulings by forbidding county clerks to issue marriage licenses which would be in violation of the state constitution. (First Amendment law firms such as the Alliance Defending Freedom have pledged to defend pro bono any clerks who refuse to issue same-sex licenses on grounds of conscience.)

  • Posted: 01/28/2015
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Colorado’s contentious confections

Wisconsin lawmakers want Planned Parenthood audit after getting over-billed for Family Planning

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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