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Judge orders PA district to allow After School Satan Club to meet on school grounds

May 4, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

The preliminary injunction remains in effect until The Satanic Temple’s ACLU-backed lawsuit can be decided in court. Read more

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ACLU gets $15 million LGBT grant from billionaire foe of Christian morals and religious freedom

Mar 11, 2021

By CNA Staff

The American Civil Liberties Union has received a major donation from a billionaire heir whose LGBT activism includes both funding... Read more

Little Sisters of the Poor outside the Supreme Court in 2016, for the Zubik v. Burwell case.

Briefing shows ACLU has abandoned religious freedom for 'culture wars,' critic says

May 26, 2020

By Kevin J. Jones

Longtime critics of religious freedom protections, among them the American Civil Liberties Union, have formed a partnership to oppose the... Read more

Planned Parenthood Location.

ACLU lawsuit targets 'sanctuary cities' for the unborn

Feb 26, 2020

By Matt Hadro

The American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday filed lawsuits against seven Texas cities that have declared themselves “sanctuary cities” for... Read more

The March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 27, 2017.

Abortion advocacy groups file suit against Missouri laws

Jul 31, 2019

Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a joint lawsuit July 30 in the US District Court for... Read more

Matt Bevin speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference at Liberty University, 2019.

‘Stand firm for life against the evil opposing it’ Kentucky governor says

May 17, 2019

Gov. Matt Bevin made the call during as states across the country continue to debate abortion related legislation.  Read more

US Supreme Court throws out undocumented minor abortion ruling

Jun 5, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

On Monday the Supreme Court vacated an appellate court's decision from October which permitted an undocumented minor held in federal... Read more

Wealthy foundation aims to redefine religious freedom—and Christianity, too

Nov 6, 2017

By Kevin J. Jones

One wealthy activist is continuing to fund coordinated efforts to limit religious freedom and to foster dissent on abortion and... Read more

Illinois makes foster care workers support transgenderism

Jun 1, 2017

Earlier this month, the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) issued new standards that require its employees and... Read more

Catholic hospital sued for denying sex reassignment surgery

Apr 27, 2017

A lawsuit has been filed against a Catholic hospital in California for refusing an elective hysterectomy to a female who... Read more

Was the IUD controversy at a Catholic hospital fake?

Sep 7, 2016

By Mary Farrow

Last month, a Chicago woman with a dislodged intrauterine device claimed she was turned down for removal of the device... Read more

Child peering through fence.

ACLU targets grants for pro-life groups that aid migrants

Jun 29, 2016

Catholics and other groups that receive grants to care for immigrants are in the sights of the American Civil Liberties... Read more

A girl places flowers at a vigil following the June 12, 2016 mass shooting a gay night club in Orlando.

ACLU lawyers say Christians caused the Orlando shooting

Jun 13, 2016

By Matt Hadro

After a gunman pledging allegiance to ISIS carried out the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, attorneys with the American... Read more

After bathroom scare, ACLU leader resigns over transgender stance

Jun 3, 2016

The head of the Georgia chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has resigned after a scare with her daughters... Read more


Is this really about women's health? The ACLU's latest tiff with Catholic hospitals

May 10, 2016

By Mary Farrow

The American Civil Liberties Union's claims that Catholic hospitals are denying emergency care to pregnant women in the U.S. is... Read more

This Catholic healthcare group is being sued for refusing to provide abortions

Oct 4, 2015

Trinity Health Corporations, one of the largest Catholic health care operations in America, is seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit... Read more

Doctor and patient.

Archbishop Kurtz calls ACLU lawsuit 'baseless'

Dec 9, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

A lawsuit against the U.S. bishops for teaching Catholic hospitals not to perform direct abortions is “misguided” and unfounded, says... Read more