Students free to be voice for aborted children

Govt tells Christian ministers: Perform same-sex weddings or face jail, fines

Houston still doesn’t get it with ‘revised’ subpoenas

    ADF Media: “The city of Houston still doesn’t get it. It thinks that by changing nothing in its subpoenas other than to remove the word ‘sermons’ that it has solved the problem. That solves nothing. Even though the pastors are not parties in this lawsuit, the subpoenas still demand from them 17 different categories of information – information that encompasses speeches made by the pastors and private communications with their church members. As we have stated many times, the problem is the subpoenas themselves; they must be rescinded entirely. The city must respect the First Amendment and abandon its illegitimate mission to invade the private communications of pastors for the purpose of strong-arming them into silence in a lawsuit that concerns nothing more than the authenticity of citizen petitions.” -Erik Stanley


  • Posted: 10/17/2014
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No support for claim that Houston is ‘backing off’ subpoenas

    ADF Media: “The shame that the city of Houston has brought upon itself is real, but the claim that it has changed course is not. The city has so far taken no concrete action to withdraw the subpoenas. Furthermore, the subpoenas themselves are the problem – not just their request for pastors’ sermons. The city is not off the hook from its illegitimate request for e-mails, text messages, and other communications in which these pastors, who are not even party to this lawsuit, may have disagreed with the mayor. The way to fix this is to withdraw the subpoenas entirely. Otherwise, the city’s and the mayor’s overtures are simply more window-dressing intended to shield them from public scrutiny.” -Christiana Holcomb


  • Posted: 10/16/2014
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(Update) Houston, we have a problem

ADF offers guidance to Wis., Ind., Utah officials responsible for issuing marriage licenses

ADF: Students free to participate in ‘Bring Your Bible to School Day’

Proposed policies violate children’s privacy, invite lawsuits in Minn., Wis., RI

ADF offers guidance to Va., Okla. clerks responsible for issuing marriage licenses

Pulpit Freedom participation exceeds 1,800 pastors, continues through Election Day

5th Circuit affirms law to protect women

Churches forced to cover abortion file federal complaint against Calif. agency

NAACP tries to silence critical reporting of its actions

ADF: No blocking free speech during ‘Fields of Faith’

Recommended ruling in Ky. printer case could result in freedom for no one

US Supreme Court holds off on taking up marriage issue

ADF to Ariz. school district: Teachers free to have personal Bible at desk

Pulpit Freedom Sunday vs. IRS

NY farmers to court: honor our religious freedom

NC college tries to ‘dumb down’ drama production due to ‘offensive’ religious message

Cameron Univ. responds to student speech complaint

ADF to Slovak court: Allow citizens to affirm their values at ballot box

Broad support for SCOTUS to overturn Ariz. town’s targeted speech restrictions

ADF to top human rights court: Christian convert faces risk of persecution in Iran

ADF asks US Supreme Court to uphold freedom of churches to meet in NYC public schools

Annual ‘See You at the Pole’ event places focus on students’ freedom to pray

ADF appeals illegal funding of abortions with Colo. taxpayer dollars

ADF provides First Amendment lesson to anti-Chick-fil-A school principal

ADF: Catholic diocese free to require ministry workers to follow Church teaching

City unjustly zones out Fla. church; trial begins Wednesday

IRS stonewalls coming clean on secret deal to investigate churches

ADF to US Supreme Court: End govt speech discrimination against churches

GAO: Americans paying for abortion through Obamacare

    “This report exposes what we’ve known all along: that Obamacare was designed to force Americans to pay for abortions. Federal law protects Americans from paying for others’ abortions, but Obamacare architects built a purposely deceptive accounting scheme into the massive law that makes people in all 50 states fund abortion. We were told that we had to pass the bill to find out what was in it. Now we know one other thing that’s in it: corporate welfare for the administration’s abortion industry cronies. Instead of deceiving the American people, the administration needs to follow federal law and deliver on the transparency we were promised.” – Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Counsel Casey Mattox


  • Posted: 09/16/2014
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Christian univ. employees file complaint against Calif. agency over mandatory abortion coverage

ADF to Penn State: Restore Bibles to guest rooms

Federal court strikes down Ohio ‘truth commission’ law

No ‘accommodation’: new abortion-pill mandate scheme still violates religious freedom

Maine agency reverses decision to implement ‘do not resuscitate’ order on abused baby

ADF files suit against Pittsburgh censorship zones

ADF letter affirms First Amendment freedoms of NC public school employees

Maine agency wants to let abused child die

ADF: Federal court right to uphold Louisianans’ freedom to preserve marriage

    “The people of Louisiana – and the people of every state – should continue to have the authority to affirm marriage as the union of a man and a woman in their laws. The district court in this case was right to conclude, as the U.S. Supreme Court did in its Windsor decision last year, that marriage law is the business of the states. We concur with the district court’s observation that ‘Louisiana is acting squarely within the scope of its traditional authority, as underscored by Justice Kennedy’ in the Windsor decision.” -Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Counsel Byron Babione


  • Posted: 09/03/2014
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Doctor kills woman for being depressed, son not informed until next day

Appeals court reinstates fraud case against Planned Parenthood in Iowa

Va. clerk asks US Supreme Court to uphold people’s freedom to affirm marriage

NH Supreme Court unanimously rejects challenge to school choice program

No ‘right to die’ at hands of doctors in New Mexico

Univ. of South Alabama restricts ‘controversial speech’

ADF to Calif. agency: You cannot force employers to cover abortions

Baltimore attempting to drag pro-life groups into court

Supreme Court puts hold on 4th Circuit’s marriage decision

Iowa court upholds ban on ‘webcam’ abortions

La. decision brings ADF victories against abortion-pill mandate to 20 wins, 0 losses

Va. clerk asks Supreme Court to put hold on 4th Circuit’s marriage decision

ADF to Navy: Don’t surrender to atheist group’s push to purge Bibles

Va. clerk to ask Supreme Court to put hold on 4th Circuit’s marriage decision

ADF: Planned Parenthood must report sexual assault of children

City of Madison officially rescinds censorship zones

ADF: US Supreme Court should uphold Oklahomans’ freedom to affirm marriage

Misuse of Minn. tax dollars for elective abortions allowed to continue

Court strikes down Kansas soccer complex’s free speech ban

Clerk asks 4th Circuit to hold its decision on marriage

ADF having record year defending freedom at America’s universities

4th Circuit strikes down Va. marriage amendment, clerk considering appeal

IRS promises atheists it will intrude on churches, America deserves details

Court order freezes NH censorship zone law

Press conference Thursday to call for investigation of Planned Parenthood Arizona

ADF congressional report exposes Planned Parenthood’s ongoing taxpayer abuse

Obama admin: We’ll do business with you if your theology agrees with ours

10th Circuit strikes down Okla. marriage amendment, clerk considering appeal

Colo. cake artist appeals govt. ‘re-education’ order

Unjust anti-religious-freedom bill fails in US Senate

ADF: US Supreme Court should strike down vague Colo. law used to criminalize speech

Final Victory: UNCW won’t appeal ruling in favor of professor denied promotion for his views

NC asks US Supreme Court to affirm right to issue ‘Choose Life’ license plates