PRAGUE (Reuters) - NATO welcomes the European Union's initiative for a European defense fund as it will help to strengthen the military alliance, NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller said on Friday.
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told lawmakers Wednesday that NATO does not track "past money owed," days after President Donald Trump claimed Germany has shortchanged the alliance by massive amounts. "I cannot give you an accounting for past money owed, because that's not the way we do that in NATO," Mattis said at a Senate hearing in Washington. Show More Summary
Ripping up the astroturf: The attack dogs in this war are funded by Koch Industries and include Americans for Prosperity, American Energy Alliance and the American Legislative Exchange Council. They frame their attacks as a defense of the free market and fiscal conservatism. Show More Summary
Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture along with its 75 members — including Cargill, Coca-Cola, Environmental Defense Fund and Monsanto — pledged to develop the next generation of farm-level sustainability metrics during a roundtable session at the White House. Show More Summary
Via press release: Alliance Defending Freedom and the Freedom of Conscience Defense Fund are jointly offering free legal analysis and possible pro bono representation to anyone losing his or her job or suffering other job-related consequences...Show More Summary
The League of Conservation Voters and the Natural Resources Defense Council are collaborating to help get climate hawks elected. They're not in the same league as the Kochs, but it's a start.
YOU GOTTA DO IT: The U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal from New Mexico wedding photographer Elaine Huguenin, who lost a case after she refused to photograph a same-sex wedding. Photo from the Alliance Defense Fund. By Rob Nikolewski ? New Mexico Watchdog SANTA FE, N.M. — It looks like a same-sex couple...
A civil rights lawsuit was filed in federal court earlier this week by the Alliance Defense Fund (ADF) on behalf of a Lubbock, Texas, man who's accusing the city's largest school district of allegedly violating his right of free speech after they refused to display an ad showing a tattooed Jesus on a jumbotron during high school football games.
The Alliance Defending Freedom (formerly the Alliance Defense Fund) has recapped all their 2013 work in the name of Jesus with a five-minute YouTube clip. Jeremy Hooper writes at Good As You: I love how they act like the historic Supreme Court rulings on marriage just kind of happened. Show More Summary
Fox News contributor Erick Erickson celebrated the extremist Alliance Defense Fund's (ADF) "brave" - albeit unsuccessful - effort to allow a New Mexico photographer to discriminate against gay clients. Erickson called on readers of his...Show More Summary
"Elected officials should enforce the law. Though the current California officials are unwilling to enforce the state constitution, we remain hopeful that one day Californians will elect officials who will. It is unfortunate that the...Show More Summary
Remember how NOM, the Alliance Defense Fund, and other anti-gay groups vowed to defend county clerks who break the law by refusing to issue legal same-sex marriage licenses? Here's the latest bit of hypocrisy from Brian Brown's newest money beg: It's not just ambitious Attorneys General who have decided to take the law into their own hands. Show More Summary
Back in November I reported that Lisa Biron, a Manchester, New Hampshire lawyer associated with Alliance Defending Freedom (better and formerly known as the Alliance Defense Fund, an anti-gay Christian law group) was arrested on child pornography charges for videotaping...
The Alliance Defense Fund is seeking donations to train the coming crop of anti-gay attorneys. (I may have tweaked the above image.)RELATED: In March 2011 the ADF inducted Lisa Biron into their "Honor Corps." Congratulations to allied...Show More Summary
Attorneys with the Alliance Defense Fund, one of the many pro-life groups that have been fighting the pro-abrotion HHS mandate in court, tell LifeNews that the Obama adminsitration has been defeated in 10 of 14 court cases, so far. Although the cases are all in the lower court stage and the battle have been the [...]
Police in schools may be included in Obama's plan Denver Post: A coalition of progressive groups — including the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, the Advancement Project, the Alliance for Educational Justice and Dignity in Schools — plans to release a report Friday. Show More Summary
In her day job, Alliance Defense Fund lawyer provides free legal work for Christians working to thwart LGBT rights. But her other job of producing child pornography just won her eight felony convictions. A Manchester lawyer has been found guilty of exploiting a 14-year-old girl to produce child pornography, The Associated Press reported. Show More Summary
As you may know, the Alliance Defense Fund is the anti-gay Christian legal group that provides free lawyers to just about anybody working to thwart civil rights for LGBT Americans. As I reported in November, one of their lawyers has been arrested and charged with multiple felony counts related to child pornography. Show More Summary
Yesterday Eastern Michigan University settled the lawsuit of a counseling gra duate student who was expelled in 2008 after refusing to treat gay clients. The suit was brought in 2009 by the anti-gay Alliance Defense Fund, who represented the student pro bono. Show More Summary
The Alliance Defending Freedom (formerly the Alliance Defense Fund) has represented the Proposition 8 proponents at every step in the legal process. So it's important for us to know what this same organization believes about gay people: [Official ADF "Pray...