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Check Out Five of Our Most-Read Articles of 2021

January 20, 2022

With 2021 in the books, it’s a good time to reflect on the highlights of the year. Alliance Defending Freedom spent the last 12 months standing for the rights of all Americans and pursuing five Generational Wins.

Here’s a look at five of our most-read articles of the year, featuring topics such as the Equality Act, male athletes in female sports, and a victory at the Supreme Court which ruled that government officials can be held accountable when they violate constitutional rights, making it easier to defend First Amendment rights.

5. After 9 Years of Legal Battles and 2 Wins, Jack Phillips Is STILL Being Sued

For years, Colorado cake artist Jack Phillips has endured targeted attacks against him and his business, Masterpiece Cakeshop.

On June 4, 2018, Jack finally received the victory he deserved at the U.S. Supreme Court. In a 7-to-2 ruling in favor of Jack, the Court held that the State had acted with “clear and impermissible hostility” toward Jack’s religious beliefs, violating the First Amendment.

It should have ended there. But that’s not what happened.

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4. A Third Grader Was Forced to Remove Her “Jesus Loves Me” Mask—So She's Taking a Stand

Jailed sidewalk counselors outside abortion clinics in North Carolina, shuttered Christian schools in Oregon, and myriad churches across all 50 states learned a very important lesson in 2020.

As far as some government officials are concerned, religious freedom matters less than other freedoms.

The lesson appears to be no different in the third grade.

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3. VICTORY! Supreme Court Rules for College Student Silenced from Sharing the Gospel

Chike Uzuegbunam graduated from college, but he never received justice after administrators trampled his liberties..

For more than four years, Chike has been involved in a lawsuit against his alma mater, Georgia Gwinnett College. In March, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 8-1 in favor of Chike, allowing him to pursue the justice he deserves. Praise God!

Let’s take a look at his case.

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2. Here's How the Equality Act Threatens Your Freedom

In February, the “Equality Act” was introduced in Congress and passed in the House.

President Joe Biden campaigned on the promise that he would sign the Act into law within his first 100 days if passed.

But the “Equality Act” should be concerning to anyone who values religious freedom and true equality.

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1. 4 Female Athletes Ready to Make a Stand in Court Again

Imagine how it would feel to show up to the starting line of a race, knowing you were going to lose to a competitor with male physical advantages. Think of the discipline it would take to push yourself to do your best in a race that you know is rigged against you.

It would take a toll on anyone.

Four young women in Connecticut don’t have to imagine what this would feel like. They’ve lived it.

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