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David Cortman, of Alliance Defending Freedom, Hours Before He Argues “Trinity Lutheran v. Comer” Before SCOTUS

The Alliance Defending Freedom’s David Cortman will be arguing one of the potentially most significant Free Exercise Clause cases in three decades today before the United States Supreme Court in Trinity Lutheran v. Comey.  He joined me this morning for a preview of the argument:

Neil Gorsuch Is Poised to Swing a Landmark Church-State Case

When Neil Gorsuch was confirmed to the Supreme Court earlier this month, he was immediately congratulated by Michael Farris, the president of Alliance Defending Freedom, who called Gorsuch a “natural successor” to the late Justice Antonin Scalia. Show More Summary

Anti-gay group accusing others of name-calling and inciting violence forgets it's done just that

Leave it to the sharp eyes of writer and activist Alvin  McEwen to uncover this fuckery from the Alliance Defending Freedom, an anti-LGBTQ organization that is one of the groups targeted by Eliminate Hate, “a new initiative designed to bring attention to anti-LGBTQ hate groups and the propaganda and actions they take against” the community. Show More Summary

Anti-LGBTQ Law Firm Takes a Swing at Trans Rights

The Alliance Defending Freedom's lawsuit is based on a dubious reading of Title IX law and a deliberate and cruel misrepresentation of the rights trans students seek. The post Anti-LGBTQ Law Firm Takes a Swing at Trans Rights appeared first on Rewire.

University Officials Scrub Students’ Pro-Life Chalk Messages, Leave Messages From Other Groups

Alliance Defending Freedom sent a letter Monday to the president of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania after officials there scrubbed chalked pro-life messages from the campus’s sidewalks even though the school permits other groups to chalk. Show More Summary

WATCH: College Students Support Freedom For Muslim Singers But Not Christian Photographers

Alliance Defending Freedom asked students at the University of Wisconsin if they thought a dress designer should have the freedom not to design a dress for Melania Trump. They said “absolutely.”  The students also thought a Muslim should have the right to turn down singing at a Christian church. Show More Summary

Never mind those donations to awful antigay groups, Lady Gaga will headline Coachella anyway

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Anschutz's foundation gave $190,000 to Alliance Defending Freedom, the National Christian Foundation, and the Family Research Council, all of which actively work against LGBTQ rights.

Alliance Defending Freedom—source of many anti-LGBTQ lawsuits and bills—finally labeled a hate group

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

When the GOP-led House Judiciary Committee held a hearing last week on the "The State of Religious Liberty in America," they brought in a representative of the notoriously anti-LGBTQ legal group Alliance Defending Freedom to testify....Show More Summary

Washington Supreme Court Rules Against LGBTQ Discrimination in ‘Arlene’s Flowers’

The Alliance Defending Freedom keeps making the same legal arguments in different states—and keeps losing. The post Washington Supreme Court Rules Against LGBTQ Discrimination in ‘Arlene’s Flowers’ appeared first on Rewire.

Washington Supreme Court Rules Against Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination in ‘Arlene’s Flowers’

The Alliance Defending Freedom keeps making the same legal arguments in different states—and keeps losing. The post Washington Supreme Court Rules Against Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination in ‘Arlene’s Flowers’ appeared first on Rewire.

Southern Poverty Law Center Designates ‘Alliance Defending Freedom’ as an Anti-Gay Hate Group: VIDEO

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) announced that anti-gay litigation group the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) has been designated a hate group. The ADF is perhaps best known for defending companies that refuse to do business with...Show More Summary

Southern Poverty Law Center Adds Alliance Defending Freedom To Official List Of Anti-LGBT Hate Groups

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The Washington Blade reports: The Southern Poverty Law Center on Wednesday announced it has designated an anti-LGBT legal organization as a hate group. The Southern Poverty Law Center, which is based in Montgomery, Ala., describes the...Show More Summary

Infamous Anti-LGBTQ Group Alliance Defending Freedom Appoints Michael Farris as New Leader

The Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), the largest anti-LGBTQ legal group in the U.S., has appointed Michael Farris, a notorious anti-LGBTQ activist, as its new president. Media Matters reported Farris as “an experienced fearmonger and...Show More Summary

CUNY Queens College Faces Lawsuit After Denying Pro-Life Student Group Official Status

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against Queens College officials on behalf of a student organization denied official recognition and its benefits. Queens College is a part of the City University of New York system. Last fall, Queens College Students for Life and two other campus groups applied for “registered” status, seeking […]

Former Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinic Manager: There’s One “Big Lie” It Wants Everyone to Believe

Nearly 25 years ago, Sue Thayer was employed by an Iowa-based Planned Parenthood of the Heartland facility as an entry-level assistant, and soon promoted to an office management position, according to Alliance Defending Freedom. This position she maintained for 18 years. Her job description included family counseling and staff, medical record and financial oversight duties. […]

Coachella Owner Phillip Anschutz Says Reports He Funds Anti-LGBTQ Groups are ‘Fake News’

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Phillip Anschutz, the CEO of Coachella parent company AEG, released a statement following reports that he contributes to anti-LGBTQ groups like Alliance Defending Freedom, National Christian Foundation and Family Research Council. The...Show More Summary

New report to Congress exposes Planned Parenthood taxpayer abuse of nearly $13 million

Alliance Defending Freedom and the Charlotte Lozier Institute reviewed federal audits and found misuse of funds and more by the abortion behemoth.

Coachella’s owner is reportedly an antigay climate denier

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

He regularly donates to hate groups like Alliance Defending Freedom, Family Research Council, and National Christian Foundation.

Planned Parenthood Engaged in $12.8 Million in Waste, Abuse and Fraudulent Overbilling

Today Charlotte Lozier Institute (CLI) and Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) released the 5th annual report identifying waste, abuse, and potential fraud by Planned Parenthood affiliates and other abortion providers, particularly with respect to federal and state Title XIX-Medicaid reimbursements. Show More Summary

Pregnancy Center Wins Battle Against Illinois Law Forcing It to Promote Abortion

A pro-life pregnancy center won an initial victory on Tuesday against an Illinois law that would have forced it to recommend and refer women for abortions. Alliance Defending Freedom reports an Illinois circuit court granted Pregnancy Care Center of Rockford a preliminary injunction against the new law, which was scheduled to take effect on Jan. […]

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