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    Al Jazeera America: “I don’t think they [the district courts] are accurately reading Windsor, so it will be interesting to see what the Supreme Court does,” said Kellie Fiedorek, an attorney specializing in marriage and family at the conservative Christian legal firm Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), which is representing court clerks in two of the cases. “The only thing that is inevitable right now is that this issue will be back before the Supreme Court.”

    ADF argues that Windsor invalidated a federal law only, and Fiedorek maintained that the ruling should not apply to state laws.

    If the court were to hold that bans on same-sex marriage violate the Constitution, Fiedorek said, “you’d basically have the Roe v. Wade of marriage.”


  • Posted: 05/19/2014
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  • Category: ADF in the News
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  • Source: america.aljazeera.com

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The real “divergents”: Young adults lead defense of traditional marriage | National Catholic Register

Stanford marriage conference protested by LGBT students | Catholic San Francisco

“Sex, Gender, Expression & the 1st Amendment” project at Vermont Law School | VTDigger

    VTDigger.org: “Vermont Supreme Court Justice Beth Robinson will present the keynote during the project’s final panel discussion, ‘Life After U.S. v. Windsor,’ on April 10. . . . Panelists include Vermont Law professor and Vice Dean Cheryl Hanna, state Rep. Bill Lippert, and Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) counsel Kellie Fiedorek.”


  • Posted: 03/19/2014
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  • Category: Uncategorized
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  • Source: vtdigger.org

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

“Holder: No need to defend gay marriage bans” | CBN

Kellie Fiedorek: Setting the record straight on SB 1062

Freedom or oppression? That’s the question for Arizona’s SB1062 | CNN

CNN distorts AZ’s right-to-refuse bill | National Review

“CNN’s Cuomo rips religious freedom activist for trying to ‘enforce intolerance’” | NewsBusters

    NewsBusters: “The anchor, who recently extolled rapper Macklemore’s pro-LGBT agenda ‘Same Love’ track, and raved about NFL hopeful Michael Sam’s coming out, blasted guest Kellie Fiedorek and the organization she works for, the Alliance Defending Freedom, for their social conservative agenda – or as he spun it, ‘trying to protect Christians who feel this kind of exclusionary belief.’”


  • Posted: 02/25/2014
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  • Category: Uncategorized
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  • Source: newsbusters.org

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Chris Cuomo doesn’t get how religious freedom works | National Review (CNN video)

Indiana marriage fight delayed, not over | AP

IN Senate committee passes same sex “marriage” amendment 8 to 4 | WNDU

Kellie M. Fiedorek: Let Hoosiers vote on marriage amendment | IndyStar

ADF attorney testifying Wednesday in favor of letting Hoosiers vote on marriage

No judiciary committee vote today on Indiana marriage amendment | Evansville Courier & Press

“Indiana committee delays vote on same-sex marriage ban” | New Civil Rights Movement

“Lawmakers delay vote after gay marriage ban debate” | Indianapolis Star

What’s Love Got To Do With It? | Kellie Fiedorek at Alliance Defending Freedom

Can You Explain Your Support of Traditional Marriage? | Engage Family Minute

Arguments of Marriage Opponents Are Not What They Seem | Kellie Fiedorek at Ruth Institute

Sex, Redefinition of Marriage Among Ethical Hot Topics During Nationwide ‘Doing the Right Thing Week’ | Christian Post

    Christian Post: . . . according to Ryan T. Anderson, who writes about marriage and religious liberty for the Heritage Foundation, and co-author with Princeton’s Robert P. George and Sherif Girgis of What Is Marriage? Man and Woman: A Defense. His co-guest speaker Kellie Fiedorek, litigation counsel for Alliance Defending Freedom, also spoke about the implications of an unraveling marriage culture in the United States . . . According to Fiedorek, these cases have ramifications on traditional marriage, especially children, who are impacted by the dismantling of the institution. “Marriage not only has familial impact, but it also has societal impact,” she said, imploring the Rutgers students to be on the right side of history, so that one day a child won’t walk up to them and ask, “why did you choose that I shouldn’t have a mom; why did you choose that I should never get to know my dad.” [more]


  • Posted: 10/03/2013
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  • Category: ADF in the News
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  • Source: www.christianpost.com

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Arguments of Marriage Opponents Are Not What They Seem | Kellie Fiedorek at American Thinker

Event today: What does ethics have to do with sexuality, marriage? | Alliance Defending Freedom

Lawsuit Targets Atheist’s Influence With Pentagon | WND

Coalition Meets With Pentagon Officials to Discuss Religious Liberty Violations in Military | ChristianNews.net

Christian Leaders Meet With Pentagon On Religious Liberty Violations | Ken Klukowski at Breitbart

Remember When Conscience Was Cool? | Kellie Fiedorek at NRO

“No atheists in foxholes” article by chaplain re-posted on Air Force website | Northern Colorado Gazette

Why Not Treat Marriage like a Test Drive? | Kellie Fiedorek at Townhall

Judge Scolds Dems For Ignoring Constitution: Calls election-rigging schemes ‘both sad and, frankly, shocking’ | WND

    WorldNetDaily: One of the first bills Democrats took up was one limiting religious freedom by passing a civil union bill that provided no conscious protections for Christian business owners. “It’s important for all Colorado citizens to notice that this bill fails to protect religious freedom, which is a constitutionally protected right that is one of our first liberties,” Kelly Fiedorek, an attorney with the Alliance Defending Freedom said. “This bill fails to protect the religious rights of conscience for Christians who are not official ministers of their church. Religious liberty is not confined to the four walls of the church but extends to everybody.”


  • Posted: 08/19/2013
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  • Category: ADF in the News
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  • Source: www.wnd.com

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Major Reversal: Air Force Chaplain’s Expunged Essay About ‘atheists In Foxholes’ Has Been Republished On Base Website | The Blaze

‘No Atheists in Foxholes’ Article Restored to Air Force Website Following Removal Over Complaint | Christian News Network

Air Force Republishes Chaplain’s ‘No Atheists in Foxholes’ Article to Base Website | Christian Post

Military Restores ‘atheists In Foxholes’ Essay | WND

Chaplain’s ‘no atheists in foxholes’ essay returned to Air Force website | Alliance Defending Freedom

Religious Freedom Lawyers Say RI, Minn. Officials Don’t Have to Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Prop 8: Why It’s Still Good Law And The Fight To Defend It Is Far From Over | Kellie Fiedorek

Calling and Witness, Holiness and Truth | Ryan T. Anderston at First Things

ADF will defend religious liberty in Del. after same-sex ‘marriage’ vote | One News Now

Responding to the DOMA and Prop 8 News | Christianity Today

Erosion by Intimidation: The All-Out Attack on the First Amendment | Kellie Fiedorek at Townhall

White House Announces Strong Opposition to Religious Freedom in Military | David Bohon at the New American

Obama Administration “Strongly Objects” to NDAA Religious Liberty Amendment | Caffeinated Thoughts

Obama Administration ‘Strongly’ Opposes Religious Freedom in the Military