By: Bob Trent
In the last twelve months, we have seen significant challenges to our God-given freedoms. Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys are now working on cases that challenge our clients’ freedom to live and work according to their faith, speak freely about their beliefs and hold life as sacred.
Mainstream media and other influential institutions increasingly cheerlead the culture to accept and even advocate for the termination of freedom for disfavored groups, like those who hold to the founding ideas about freedom of religion and free speech. Just last month, Yale University Students signed a petition to repeal the First Amendment. They represent the erosion in understanding of our constitutional freedoms and why they matter.
That is why ADF is launching Freedom Matters, a weekly podcast offering insight and commentary on the latest developments in religious liberty, the sanctity of life, and marriage and how they will make an impact on your life.
Kerri works with national media outlets and ADF clients and regularly engages today’s most important thought leaders across the country. As a regular guest on national radio and television programs, Kerri offers our listeners an inside look at how news develops and is reported.
Matt works on the front lines of ADF legal advocacy efforts, defending the constitutional freedoms of our clients in the courtrooms of both law and public opinion. As a member of the Bar of the Supreme Court of the U.S., and having successfully represented clients there, Matt is uniquely equipped to break down complex legal issues, letting you know what is at stake and how your life may be affected.
We’ll also feature interviews with ADF clients, newsmakers, thought leaders, and reporters.
Freedom Matters will be available for download as a podcast every Friday afternoon here. You can also subscribe to our RSS feed. We will be on iTunes in the next few weeks. The show will also be broadcast every Saturday morning at 7:00 am PT on KPXQ 1360 AM in Phoenix, AZ. You can connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.
In this week's show, we covered:
- Christian pharmacists who are standing up to government efforts to force them to supply abortion inducing drugs,
- An order from Alabama’s Supreme Court to reject the US Supreme Court’s decision on Marriage,
- IRS efforts to censor pastors in the pulpit, and
- A court battle between a surrogate mother carrying triplets and the couple who only want twins. Can the mother be forced to have an abortion?
Have a listen and we hope you'll continue to listen to Freedom Matters!
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