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  • August 04, 2015
    Charlie Butts

    Pastors hope to recover costs of defending religious freedom

    A group of Houston pastors is sending a strong message to the city's mayor to not trample on the rights of its citizens, particularly when it comes to religious freedom.

  • August 04, 2015
    Charlie Butts

    Chicago says 'whoops' after pro-lifer's arrest

    Attorneys for a pro-life leader found the task of proving him innocent of a criminal charge easier than expected. 

  • August 04, 2015
    Charlie Butts

    Sweet home Ala. not giving up on sanctity of marriage

    The battle against same-gender "marriage" isn't over in Alabama.

  • August 03, 2015
    Charlie Butts

    Religious schools free to be free - for now

    It appears that Christian schools will maintain their tax-exempt status – at least for now. 

  • August 01, 2015
    Michael F. Haverluck

    Biblical counseling axed from Ky. Juvenile Dept.

    An ordained ministers’ volunteer credentials have been revoked by the Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) because he couldn’t sign a statement vowing to refrain from informing juvenile inmates that homosexual behavior is sinful.

  • July 31, 2015
    Bob Kellogg

    ADF hopes for 'clarity' from high court

    Four Oklahoma Christian universities, along with a growing number of other plaintiffs, have appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court for relief from the Obama administration's contraceptive mandate. 

  • July 31, 2015
    Charlie Butts

    Journalist recoups religious liberty after lawsuit

    An Iowa journalist has been vindicated after making comments on his personal blog, but he paid a price for sticking to his faith.

  • July 28, 2015
    Bob Kellogg

    Common Core battle in Show Me State

    A lower court in Missouri found that the state's Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium testing is illegal. The state is appealing and a public interest law firm has joined in to support the plaintiffs.

  • July 28, 2015
    Charlie Butts

    Pro-lifers' arguments ignored in court

    Kansas pro-life residents are waiting to see how long one judge can delay pro-life laws. At this point it's not just the babies, but also the women, who are paying a price.

  • July 26, 2015
    Michael F. Haverluck

    Pastor prays at school, district fined $7.5K

    A school district in Mississippi received a $7,500 fine for allowing a pastor to open up an event in prayer and permitting Bibles to be handed out on campus.

  • July 27, 2015
    Charlie Butts

    An individual's battle against abortifacient mandate

    A lower court is now being told to take a closer look at a Missouri lawmaker's lawsuit against ObamaCare.

  • July 25, 2015
    Charlie Butts

    Pharmacists' consciences on trial

    Alliance Defending Freedom may have to go to the nation's high court to obtain religious freedom for pharmacists in the state of Washington.