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ADF celebrates extraordinary life of Judge Ken Starr, religious liberty champion

First Amendment Freedom of Speech

The following quote may be attributed to Alliance Defending Freedom President and CEO Michael P. Farris regarding the passing Tuesday of Judge Ken Starr, a champion for religious liberty with a distinguished career in law, academia, and public service, who was also a member of ADF’s Supreme Court Advisory Council:

“We mourn the passing of our beloved friend, trusted adviser, and fellow religious liberty stalwart Judge Starr. While we grieve this loss, we also reflect on and celebrate Judge Starr’s lifetime of service dedicated to preserving America’s most fundamental principles. His esteemed career spanned some of the highest levels of government, law, and academia, yet Judge Starr always cared for each individual person—showing generosity and kindness to all. Our prayers, gratitude, and love extend to Alice, their children, and the entire Starr family. May the God of all comfort be ever present to them, and may He equip each of us to take up the torch Judge Starr carried so far and so well to protect our constitutional freedoms.”

Alliance Defending Freedom is an alliance-building, non-profit legal organization committed to protecting religious freedom, free speech, parental rights, and the sanctity of life.

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