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Freedom from Religion Foundation v. United States

Last Updated: 6/2/2020



The Freedom from Religion Foundation, an atheist group, filed a lawsuit in 2007 in an attempt to remove the voluntary recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance from New Hampshire public schools. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit upheld the dismissal of the group's lawsauit.

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David A. Cortman

Senior Counsel, Vice President of U.S. Litigation

David A. Cortman serves as senior counsel and vice president of U.S. litigation with Alliance Defending Freedom.

Jeremy Tedesco

Senior Counsel, Senior Vice President of Corporate Engagement

Jeremy Tedesco serves as senior counsel and senior vice president of communications for Alliance Defending Freedom.

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