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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

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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

Doctor Killed Depressed Woman in Euthanasia, Didn’t Tell Family Until Next Day

The Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) has filed an application with the European Court of Human Rights on behalf of Tom Mortier, a Belgian man whose mother was euthanised without him being informed. No chance to say goodbye In April 2012, Godelieva De Troyer, who was 64 and in good physical health, but had a history […]

Doc Who Killed Depressed Woman in Euthanasia and Didn’t Tell Family Until Next Day Won’t be Prosecuted

In Belgium, Alliance Defending Freedom filed an application with the European Court of Human Rights on behalf of Tom Mortier, who is challenging Belgium’s laws that allow euthanasia. Mortier’s mother was put to death by a doctor for “untreatable depression” even though she was not terminally ill. Mortier did not find out what had happened […]

Former Aussie P.M.: Marriage Equality Fight Is a Boon to Conservatives

Speaking to the anti-LGBT Alliance Defending Freedom, Tony Abbott said the vote on same-sex marriage has mobilized defenders of "the Judeo-Christian ethic."

Alliance Defending Freedom CEO and General Counsel Mike Farris on Masterpiece Cakeshop Ltd, The Most Important Free Exercise Case In 3 Decades

Mike Farris is the CEO and General Counsel of Alliance Defending Freedom, lead counsel for Jack Phillips, petitioner in Masterpice Cakeshop Ltd v. Colorado Human Rights Commission, the most important Free Exercise Clause case to come...Show More Summary

Hate group faces defeat in anti-gay calligraphy case

For the second month in a row, a court has rejected the Alliance Defending Freedom’s attempts to overturn LGBTQ nondiscrimination protections. It’s the latest in a long line of defeats leading up to the Supreme Court’s consideration of an anti-gay baker’s case later this year. An Arizona state judge ruled earlier this week that Brush & […]

Religious Right Group Uses Misleading Survey in Johnson Amendment Repeal Efforts

Alliance Defending Freedom is deliberately misleading Congress by using a survey with poorly designed questions, on purpose, to get the results they want to see.

BREAKING: Trump administration ends rule requiring nuns to fund contraception

The 'principal author' of the new rule used to work at the powerhouse pro-life legal group Alliance Defending Freedom.

How Does Your State Measure Up On Student Free Speech?

Authored by Casey Mattox via Alliance Defending Freedom, More than four decades ago, the Supreme Court made it clear that public college students do not sacrifice their constitutional rights when they arrive on campus, finding “no room...Show More Summary

Illinois and Hawaii Force Pregnancy Centers and Pro-Life Doctors to Promote Abortions

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed complaints Monday with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on behalf of pregnancy care centers and pro-life doctors in Illinois and Hawaii who are being forced to advertise for the abortion industry. The federal Church and Weldon amendments do not allow states which receive federal funding to compel […]

The gutless Mr. Franken (2)

(Scott Johnson) President Trump has nominated Notre Dame Law Professor Amy Barrett to the Seventh Circuit and Professor Barrett once gave a speech to the legal rights organization Alliance Defending Freedom. The ADF has recently been designated an anti-LGBT hate group by the absurdly misnamed hate cult known as the Southern Poverty Law Center. Show More Summary

The gutless Mr. Franken

(Scott Johnson) The Alliance Defending Freedom is a Christian legal rights group devoted to the cause of religious freedom. My friend Jordan Lorence is one of the many fine ADF attorneys representing clients in important cases around the country. Show More Summary

Senator Franken Smears Alliance Defending Freedom with ‘Hate Group’ Label

During Wednesday’s judicial confirmation hearing for 7th Circuit Court of Appeals nominee Amy Barrett, the Notre Dame law professor came under fire from several Democratic senators. While anti-Catholic comments and questions from California...Show More Summary

WAR IS PEACE, FREEDOM IS SLAVERY: Citing SPLC, Al Franken compares Alliance Defending Freedom to Pol…

WAR IS PEACE, FREEDOM IS SLAVERY: Citing SPLC, Al Franken compares Alliance Defending Freedom to Pol Pot.

Anti-LGBTQ hate group submits pro-discrimination arguments to Supreme Court

This coming year, the Supreme Court will determine whether a religious baker has the right to refuse a same-sex couple a wedding cake. On Thursday, the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), an anti-LGBTQ hate group, submitted its first brief defending the discriminatory actions of its client, Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Denver. ADF’s arguments haven’t […]

The ACLU stands up for an alt-right author’s freedom of speech

IN AMERICA, the fight for free speech sometimes produces odd alliances. Nearly four decades ago, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), a left-leaning advocacy group, famously defended the right of neo-Nazis to march through a neighbourhood in Skokie, Illinois, in which many Holocaust survivors lived.

Sen. Lankford Confronts ABC Over Calling Alliance Defending Freedom a ‘Hate Group’

Senator Lankford reminds ABC that a difference of opinion is not the same thing as hate speech.

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