The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a new Conscience and Religious Freedom Division within the Department’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR).
With a critical victory at the U.S. Supreme Court and two other cases in progress there, Alliance Defending Freedom action in defense of freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and freedom of conscience—including artistic freedom—is having far-reaching effects for the good of all Americans.
The Trump Administration took steps to protect religious liberty through conscience protection from the HHS contraceptives mandate and new DOJ guidance.
Liberty Counsel: The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) grossly misrepresents and recklessly labels Christian, pro-family and conservative nonviolent groups as “hate groups.”
U.S. Senator Al Franken (D-MN) questioned judicial nominee’s judgment for speaking at an event hosted by Alliance Defending Freedom he considers a hate group.
Jack Phillips, a Christian baker who declined to make a cake for a same-sex wedding ceremony, who was compared to a Nazi by a state government official.
WHO TV 13, Des Moines’ NBC affiliate, published Southern Poverty Law Center’s “hate map” list that includes mainstream conservative groups as news.
The Des Moines Register followed up years of anti-homeschooling coverage with a push poll that supports the change in Iowa’s law they advocated for.
The Supreme Court will decide if Christian florists, bakers, photographers, etc. can be compelled to provide services for same-sex wedding ceremonies.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7 to 2 in favor of a Missouri church who was denied a state grant to improve the safety of their preschool’s playground.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services drafted a rule that would expand religious liberty protections under Obamacare’s birth control mandate.
Shane Vander Hart: President Donald Trump’s executive order promoting free speech and religious liberty set a positive tone, but did little else.
Conservative and Republican activists and elected officials applaud the Senate confirmation of Neil Gorsuch as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court.
Alliance Defending Freedom settled their lawsuit against Iowa State University brining to an end campus policies that hindered students’ free speech rights.
The New York Times used only anonymous sources to report a cabinet fight over President Trump’s plan to rescind Obama’s transgender directive to schools.
The U.S. House of Representatives voted 229 to 188 to overturn former President Obama’s rule forbidding states from defunding Planned Parenthood of Title X money.