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Religious FreedomCalvary Road Baptist Church v. Herring
Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys represent two churches, three schools, and a pregnancy center network in challenge to a Virginia law
Religious FreedomDoe v. Madison Metropolitan School District
WILL, ADF attorneys represent 14 parents from eight Madison families
Marriage & FamilyIn re: C.J.C.
Alliance Defending Freedom filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the case affirming that the state cannot second-guess the rights of fit parents in child custody decisions.
Marriage & FamilyObergefell v. Hodges
Same-sex couples filed a lawsuit in federal court that seeks to have Ohio’s constitutional amendment affirming marriage as the union of one man and one woman declared unconstitutional under the U.S. Constitution.
Marriage & FamilyIn re Parentage of Scarlett Z.-D.
The Illinois Supreme Court ruled that people who are not legal parents cannot use arguments that they are “psychologically” connected to a child in order to obtain some form of custody.
Religious FreedomWaters v. Ricketts, In re Alan L. King
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit’s order in Waters v. Ricketts suspended a district judge’s decision that struck down Nebraska’s laws defining marriage as the union of one man and one woman.
Marriage & FamilyLawson v. Kelly
Alliance Defending Freedom filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit that encourages the court to uphold the freedom of the people of Missouri to affirm marriage as the union of one man and one woman.
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