Windebank v. Academy School District #20

Academy School District #20 policies and procedures defined “open time” in numerous places as consisting of lunchtime and the seminar period, an open period of the day equivalent to recess (6/2/2020)


2 ADF Cases Play a Part in Trump’s Religious Freedom Order

On January 16, President Donald Trump made a proclamation celebrating Religious Freedom Day. Along with it, his administration released the package of proposed rules and guidance. (4/23/2021)


HUGE News! President Trump Takes 3 Major Actions on Religious Freedom Relying in Large Part on an ADF Supreme Court Case and Clients

The President’s announcement makes it clear: People of faith are not second-class citizens. (4/20/2020)


Meet 5 Millennials Who Refused to Leave Their Faith at Home

We often think that the real “change makers” these days are adults who write books, give impassioned speeches, and, have a large twitter following. Unfortunately, students don’t often come to mind. But, they should. Here are five students under the age of 25 who have been real change-makers for religious freedom in their communities. (5/2/2021)


Speech Cases Expose Growing Legal Effort to Silence Unwelcome Opinions

What is this strange obsession so many in our nation have with silencing opinions they disagree with? It’s not like there aren’t other options – open and reasonable debate, the verdict of the ballot box, the simple option of ignoring those with whom one doesn’t see eye to eye. But none of those alternatives seem to gratify the increasingly belligerent set whose own positions and beliefs are apparently too tenuous, frail, or insecure to withstand thoughtful opposition. (4/19/2020)

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ADF cases the focus of White House event reaffirming First Amendment freedoms

The following quote may be attributed to Alliance Defending Freedom President, CEO, and General Counsel Michael Farris. (5/7/2021)

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Colo. school relents on prayer ban during free time

ADF withdraws suit after school district agrees to allow religious discussion, expression during lunch (5/14/2021)


News You Should Know: Texting is Ok, but not Praying, and More Stories From This Week

1. Texting is Ok, But not Praying. 2. Atheists’ Challenge to Pastors’ Housing Allowance Dismissed. 3. 5th Circuit Should Uphold Health and Safety Protections for Women. 4. Missionary Released from North Korea. (5/3/2021)

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Colo. school to students: No praying during free time

ADF files suit after public school censors religious discussion, expression during open period (5/14/2021)