World Magazine: Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) is defending Dobson’s ministry. According to ADF lead counsel Matthew Bowman, “The government has put religious employers to a cruel choice: ‘Abandon your religious beliefs or be fined out of existence.’” The lawsuit, Dr. James C. Dobson v. Kathleen Sebelius, was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado. It argues that the mandate violates the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, the First and Fifth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution, and the Administrative Procedure Act
Sentinel-Standardhttp://www.sentinel-standard.com/article/20131212/OPINION/131219637: Should they do more than bluster, which is unlikely given their loss ratio, defending your right to celebrate Christmas in the traditional – even historical manner – is protected by the Constitution and defended by the Alliance Defending Freedom who have recently sent a letter to more than 13,000 school districts nationwide offering their free legal assistance. Attorneys all over the country volunteer their services to protect this part of the Constitution. Should a student or faculty member feel threatened by their leadership or wish council on this subject they can be reached at 1-800-835-5233 and such are invited to visit www.AllianceDefendingFreedom.org. The Alliance will be happy to send a letter encouraging them to honor your First Amendment rights. Alliance literature notes the things that may be done in the public setting.
Indianapolis Star (Gannett): More generally, such disputes are at the heart of concerns raised by conservative activists about the changing legal landscape’s effect on their religious freedom. Alliance Defending Freedom, a Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Christian group, says small business owners are only some of the people who are “under serious legal assault for their faith” because of attempts to redefine marriage.