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Washington State Bill Would Force Christian Businesses to Pay for Health Care Plans That Cover Abortion

Alliance Defending Freedom warned state legislators Thursday that a bill to mandate employer coverage of so-called “emergency contraception” and other life-ending drugs and devices is unconstitutional, unjust, and unnecessary. The legislation...Show More Summary

University Declares Pro-Life Display Controversial, Banishes It to Hidden “Free Speech Zone”

A Christian student organization represented by Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed a federal lawsuit against Kennesaw State University officials Tuesday to challenge policies that officials used to relegate its pro-life display to a “speech zone” that makes up less than 0.08 percent of the 405-acre campus. “Public universities are supposed to be the marketplace of […]

Coachella’s Owner Philip Anschutz Still Tied to Broad Array of Toxic Anti-LGBTQ Groups

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Coachella owner Philip Anschutz continued to give to groups with strong anti-LGBTQ views and policies even after he stopped giving to three groups — Alliance Defending Freedom, Family Research Council, and National Christian Foundation — which were r… Read The post Coachella’s Owner Philip Anschutz Still Tied to Broad Array of Toxic Anti-LGBTQ Groups appeared first on Towleroad.

Paul Ryan’s State of the Union Guest No Stranger to Conservative Litigators and the White House

By inviting one abortion-rights foe, Ryan underscored the close working relationship between congressional Republicans, the Trump administration, and the Alliance Defending Freedom, an anti-choice and anti-LGBTQ group. The post Paul Ryan’s State of the Union Guest No Stranger to Conservative Litigators and the White House appeared first on Rewire.

How a hate group manufactures clients to challenge LGBTQ protections

Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), an anti-LGBTQ hate group, filed its opening brief in an appeals case in Minnesota this week, on behalf of a married couple that runs a video production company and seeks to discriminate against LGBTQ customers. Carl and Angel Larsen, owners of Telescope Media Group, are at the center of the so-called “pre-enforcement” […]

Here’s the Memo From a Christian Hate Group Sowing Panic About Marriage Equality

The Alliance Defending Freedom memo is part of a broader strategy to "attempt to undermine marriage equality, to undermine the Supreme Court ruling" legalizing same-sex marriage. The post Here’s the Memo From a Christian Hate Group Sowing Panic About Marriage Equality appeared first on Rewire.

Jane Roe of Roe v. Wade Never Had an Abortion, Activists Exploited Her to Legalize Abortion

Each year, as we approach the anniversary of the hideous Roe v. Wade decision, Casey Mattox, an attorney with Alliance Defending Freedom, reminds us of a truth that probably 99% of the public does not know. And that is that the plaintiff in Roe –Norma McCorvey—never had an abortion! As Mattox wrote 45 years ago, […]

Battle Continues to Stop Pittsburgh Free Speech Censorship Zone Targeting Pro-Life People

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed an appeal Thursday of a federal district court’s ruling that last month kept in place Pittsburgh’s censorship zone ordinance even after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit expressed great concern over the zones and reinstated the lawsuit challenging them. The 3rd Circuit found that “the Ordinance imposes […]

UMass-Amherst Sued For Limiting Free Speech To 1 Hour Per Day

Submitted by CampusReform Young Americans for Liberty and the Alliance Defending Freedom have filed a lawsuit against the University of Massachusetts-Amherst for its "egregious" restrictions on free speech. The school only allows "speeches...Show More Summary

Judge Refuses to Order School to Suspend Transgender Policy

When you lose a case at trial, sometimes it's better to just let it go. Gary McCaleb, a lawyer for the Alliance Defending Freedom, doesn't think that way. He lost a ruling in Chicago that says anti-discrimination laws protect transgender students. "It's not a defeat until the Supreme Court......

Hate group claims hollow victory in case of Atlanta’s fired anti-gay fire chief

A federal judge ruled this week that Atlanta had justification for firing Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran after he published a book condemning homosexuality and distributed it to subordinates. The Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), the anti-LGBTQ...Show More Summary

Pro-Life Group and Christian College Defend Trump Admin Overturning Obama Abortion Mandate

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing the March for Life Education and Defense Fund have filed motions in two federal courts asking to be allowed to help defend Department of Health and Human Services rules issued in October that protect pro-life nonprofit organizations from the Obama-era abortion-pill mandate. ADF attorneys also represent Dordt College in Iowa […]

GLAAD Rips Megyn Kelly for Dismal Segment Propping Up SCOTUS Anti-Gay Baker and the Hate Group Behind Him: WATCH

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Megyn Kelly aired a segment featuring anti-gay baker Jack Phillips and his attorney Kristen Waggoner of Alliance Defending Freedom, a Southern Poverty Law Center designated hate group. Kelly provided a completely unbalanced perspective...Show More Summary

Megyn Kelly Provides Extended Platform to Anti-LGBTQ Hate Group Concerning Supreme Court Case

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Out.com

Kelly gave a platform to the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), designated an official anti-LGBTQ hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center.

Meet the Hate Group Using Cake to Push Gay Discrimination, Trans Sterilization

The Alliance Defending Freedom, which argued for a Colorado baker's antigay policy in the Supreme Court, has a long record of homophobic and transphobic activism.

6 Key Takeaways from The Nation's Investigative Report on Anti-LGBTQ Hate Group's 'Legal Army'

Alliance Defending Freedom is the largest anti-LGBTQ hate group and is a training ground for future legislators, judges and other government lawyers. The Nation’s Sarah Posner published a horrifying investigative report on anti-LGBTQ...Show More Summary

The New York Times vs. Alliance Defending Freedom

Jeremy Peters writes in the New York Times: “We think that in a free society people who believe that marriage is between a man and a woman shouldn’t be coerced by the government to promote a different view of marriage,” said Jeremy Tedesco,...Show More Summary

Fighting Gay Rights and Abortion With the First Amendment

3 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Alliance Defending Freedom has had some notable victories. Now it hopes to persuade the Supreme Court to blunt the sweep of its ruling enshrining same-sex marriage into law.

University of Wisconsin Lets Student Government Deny Status and Funding to Pro-Life Group

Alliance Defending Freedom sent a letter Monday to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point on behalf of a student organization that had been unconstitutionally denied official recognition by the school’s student government before an administrator intervened. Show More Summary

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