Embryonic stem cells sold on black market for plastic surgery

Hungarian court condemns black market sales of aborted fetal parts for cosmetic use

Court finds people guilty of harvesting cells from aborted babies for use in cosmetics

Hungarian court strongly rules against black market of aborted babies

International organization fighting against the legalization of euthanasia in Europe

Evangelical organization performs test case against Turkey

Turkey accused at ECtHR for church construction ban

In a world of hurt, ADF International is working to protect life

Religious liberty and gender theory: how one group of lawyers is facing today’s challenges

ADF attorneys secure renewed protections for believers abroad

Pope endorses referendum in defense of the family

Et si le débat sur l’euthanasie était relancé?

ADF to Italy: Rogue mayors have no authority to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples

ADF to Italy: Rogue mayors have no authority to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples

Slovak court allows referendum to support true marriage, parental rights

Slovak court allows referendum affirming family values

Muzzling cultural dissent, at home and abroad

Pro Life Campaign criticises ‘extremely biased’ media

Ireland: Pro Life Campaign announces MonthForLife to push back against abortion

Alliance supports marriage in Slovakia

Europe court condemns Hungary’s church law again

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

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

Europe stands strong for traditional definition of marriage

Swedish, Polish Christian medics fired for refusing abortions

Swedish midwife denied employment for being pro-life

Sweden: Midwife fired for refusing to perform abortions

Ministries win significant religious freedom case | OneNewsNow

European court condemns Hungary church law | BosNewsLife

European Court of Human Rights rules against Hungarian church registration law

Roger Kiska: Belgium’s deadly cough

Global symposium aims to educate media on religious liberty | Catholic News Agency

Woman in Sweden denied work as midwife for refusing to perform abortions

European court allows pro-life lawyers to defend Italy’s marriage laws

Court urged to not impose marriage redefinition in Italy | CNA

European human rights court allows ADF to defend Italy’s marriage laws

Belgium passes ‘right to die’ euthanasia law for children | Christian Post

Belgium to allow children to kill themselves

Vote to elevate abortion to ‘human right’ | WorldNetDaily

Prosecutor Wants Jail For Homeschooling Parents | WND

State-Sponsored Kidnapping and Jail for Homeschoolers in Germany | HSLDA

    Donnelly said that a dozen lawyers from all over Europe gathered in Frankfurt to discuss other means for bringing attention to the problems faced by homeschoolers. Roger Kiska, Alliance Defending Freedom’s senior European counsel was among the attorneys gathered.

    HSLDA: “The right of parents to homeschool should be respected and ADF is committed to working along with HSLDA and others to protect this important freedom from being marginalized. We have a variety of international tribunals we can look to besides the European Court of Human Rights which has been very antagonistic to homeschoolers and parental rights in general,” he said. “The act of these local authorities to take the Wunderlich children is unconscionable and those responsible must be held to account.” Donnelly was encouraged by the growing group of supporters for homeschooling freedom in Germany, including attorneys and family advocates from all over Europe, such as Andrea Williams from Christian Concern of the United Kingdom, Viktor Kostov of Bulgaria, and Vasillios Tsirmpas of Greece, both attorneys affiliated with Alliance Defending Freedom.


  • Posted: 09/18/2013
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Faith on Appeal in Europe | Roger Kiska at Liv&Ratt

PACE condemns violence against believers | Roger Kiska on Voice of Russia Audio

Another step in saga of Swedish home-schooling family | One News Now

Another appeal to Sweden re: home-schooling family | One News Now

Swedish Court Rejects Homeschool Family’s Desperate Appeal | HSLDA

Stem cells from unborn babies used illegally in cosmetic surgery | One News Now

World Congress of Families VII (May 15-18) in Sydney, Australia

European Court Makes Major Rulings for — and Against — Religious Expression | The New American

Airline worker’s rights breached by crucifix ban, court says

ADF honored for protecting freedom | One News Now

Western European governments marginalizing Christians – Helsinki Commission briefing Monday

ADF: Will Europe’s highest court respect religious freedom in workplace?

ADF: Comment on European court’s assisted suicide decision

Nightmare soon to end?: Court vindicates Swedish homeschooling parents in state kidnapping case | LifeSiteNews

Swedish home-schooler to be reunited with parents | One News Now

Parents of ‘State-Napped’ Boy Hopeful after Favorable Court Ruling

Religion Dispatches: “World Congress of Families Meets, Seeks a New Dark Ages”

    Gillian Kane at Religion Dispatches: The Arizona-based Alliance Defense Fund (ADF), one of four World Congress of Families co-conveners, has been extremely active in “defending religious organizations and businesses that refuse to comply with the mandate and abandon their faith.” To date they have filed three lawsuits against the Obama administration . . . This, despite ADF Chief Council’s Benjamin Bull’s comment that “The Constitution is the only arbiter of American law. Allowing foreign or international law to determine the legitimacy of American law is completely unjustifiable and rife with dire consequences.” Presumably it is fine for activist American justices to cite international jurisprudence if it advances their religious agenda . . . Roger Kiska, an Ave Maria-trained lawyer, runs ADF’s European office. Located in Vienna, it’s a Eurail ride from both the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg and the European Court of Human rights in Strasbourg, where Kiska spends a great deal of time. Kiska is developing an allied attorney network dedicated to litigating European cases with the potential to impact ADF work in the United States. Kiska’s WCF presentation, “How to Fight Back against International Law,” included a four-point strategy that, while not revealing too many trade secrets, was notable for its venomous tone toward “humanists” and others who, he says, accuse Christians of demanding preferential treatment . . .


  • Posted: 06/13/2012
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  • Category: ADF in the News
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ADF: Will Christian orphanage workers see justice done in Moroccan mass deportation case?

American Religious Right advances in Europe | National Secular Society

New hope for Swedish home-schooling family

Be wary of anti-home schooling efforts | OneNewsNow.com

Europe’s Top Courts Are on a Pro-Life Roll | Christianity Today

Swedish Pol to Social Services Minister: Take Homeschooled Kids!

San Jose Articles Launched in Europe to Combat Abortion

Hoping to end Swedish discrimination

Sweden Seeks to Terminate Parenthood over Homeschooling