Alliance Defending Freedom - Latest News
Nov 27, 2018 - 04:00 pm .- The Alliance Defending Freedom has filed a motion to intervene after lawyers from the Freedom from Religion Foundation sued the IRS, arguing that churches should not be exempt from having to file tax returns and other forms with the IRS.
Aug 15, 2018 - 01:04 pm .- Less than three months after winning a Supreme Court case backing his religious freedom of expression, Colorado Christian cake artist Jack Phillips is finding himself at the center of yet another cake and faith-based battle.
May 7, 2018 - 11:16 am .- Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), a Christian legal organization that promotes life, marriage and religious liberty, has been removed from the “AmazonSmile” charitable giving program after being designated a “hate group” by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC).
Apr 18, 2018 - 03:04 am .- When Barronelle Stutzman took a stand for her Christian beliefs nearly five years ago, she never imagined that she would eventually be appealing to the US Supreme Court to defend her decision.
Dec 5, 2017 - 03:35 pm .- A Colorado baker’s right to express himself through artwork – edible artwork– lies at the center of today’s Supreme Court arguments, say lawyers for Masterpiece Cakeshop owner, Jack Phillips.
Aug 24, 2017 - 05:18 pm .- A Christian photographer who declines clients because she does not believe in same-sex marriage cannot be sued under certain anti-discrimination laws on the ground she does not run a storefront, a Wisconsin court has said.
Jul 14, 2017 - 04:32 pm .- Flower shop owner Barronelle Stutzman is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to protect her from a Washington state court ruling that could destroy her financially because her religious beliefs prevented her from serving a same-sex wedding ceremony.
Jun 21, 2017 - 12:08 am .- In recognition of their promotion of religious freedom, the founder of Alliance Defending Freedom and his wife will be inducted next week into the Order of St. Gregory the Great.
Feb 19, 2017 - 03:03 am .- A Washington florist fined for not serving a same-sex wedding out of conscience says the state's supreme court “violated” her freedoms by ruling against her on Thursday.
Feb 16, 2017 - 03:35 pm .- A Washington state florist must pay fines and legal costs for conscientiously objecting to serving a same-sex wedding, as the state’s supreme court upheld a lower court’s decision on Thursday.
Jan 28, 2017 - 04:15 pm .- For Michael P. Farris, the new head of Alliance Defending Freedom, educating the general American public on the rich history of religious liberty in the U.S. is vital.
Dec 15, 2016 - 12:01 am .- Four Massachusetts churches pulled their lawsuit against the state Monday after they received religious exemptions from the state's transgender law.
Dec 14, 2016 - 09:50 am .- It’s time to end coercion against those who recognize marriage as a union of one man and one woman and see the sexes as male and female, a group of religious and thought leaders has said.
Dec 10, 2016 - 04:09 pm .- Hospitals run according to Catholic ethics shouldn’t be coerced into performing sterilizations, a legal group has said after the American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal complaint against a Michigan medical center.
Oct 16, 2014 - 12:03 am .- City officials in Houston have filed a subpoena against local pastors over a lawsuit regarding a bill that would do away with sex-assigned restrooms.
Sep 10, 2014 - 12:01 pm .- Belgium’s doctor-assisted suicide laws allowed an unqualified doctor to kill a depressed mother who did not have a terminal illness without notifying her family, the woman’s son has charged in legal filing against them.
Aug 12, 2014 - 02:06 am .- A report investigating audits of Planned Parenthood claims to show that the national abortion provider’s practices may have led to the loss of more than $100 million of taxpayer money.
Jul 9, 2014 - 06:44 am .- During a recent event discussing the origin and implementation of European hate-speech laws, lawyers argued that the “ill-conceived” laws pose a danger to free speech and often stifle constructive dialogue.
Jun 10, 2014 - 12:03 am .- A pro-life legal group has responded to claims that Scripture is silent on the topic of abortion by offering to donate free Bibles to every Planned Parenthood clinic across the nation.
Mar 28, 2014 - 02:03 am .- Cardinal Raymond Burke has praised the work of Catholic media, noting its importance in forming a pro-life culture that respects religious freedom and the nature of marriage.