Client Story

Jon and Elaine Huguenin

In 2006, Elaine Huguenin, a wedding photographer in New Mexico, received an inquiry from Vanessa Wilcox to photograph her same-sex commitment ceremony. Elaine respectfully declined. She and her husband, Jonathan, couldn’t in good conscience use their artistic talents to tell the story of a ceremony that conflicts with their faith.&nbsp;<br> (4/19/2020)

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In New Mexico, A Stunning Ruling Against Religious Freedom

Please pray particularly for Elaine and Jonathan. Because of their courage and sacrifices, and those of many others like them, we have been able to keep many doors open for the Gospel … but their family has paid an emotional toll in standing for the freedom of yours and mine. Please pray, too, for our attorneys, in this case and a growing number like it all over the country, as they work to defend the right of all Americans to hear and speak – and simply live out – God’s truth. (4/19/2020)

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The Giver: We’re Not As Far Off As You Might Think

Big Government? We should be more afraid of Big Conscience. In The Giver, the government controls more than just action, but belief and morality – this is Big Conscience. (4/19/2020)

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Two Ways We Should NOT Respond to the “Redefinition” of Marriage

While this news is troubling, there are at least two ways we should NOT respond, because both wrong responses reject three important truths about marriage. (4/19/2020)

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Elane Photography Plans Appeal of Negative Ruling by New Mexico Court

Elane Photography lost another round in court with a New Mexico trial court ruling that the company engaged in illegal "sexual orientation" discrimination when the main photographer declined an invitation to photograph a same-sex commitment ceremony in Taos, N.M. (4/19/2020)

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New Mexico Photographer Found Guilty of Discrimination: Are Churches Next?

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys have appealed to the New Mexico Supreme Court a May 31 decision by a lower court finding a photography company guilty of discrimination for declining to photograph a same-sex commitment ceremony. (4/19/2020)

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Human Rights Day: Where Are We 65 Years Later?

On the 65th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, how are we doing at preserving the right of religious liberty? (4/19/2020)

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ADF to appeal court decision against NM photographer

Photo artist told by civil rights commission to pay over $6,600 in attorneys’ fees for declining to photograph same-sex ceremony (4/19/2020)

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ADF files suit disputing N.M. commission’s ruling against Christian photographer

Photo artist told to pay over $6,600 in attorneys’ fees for declining to photograph same-sex ceremony (4/19/2020)

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Broad support for NM photographer reflected in new briefs filed with US Supreme Court

Libertarian same-sex marriage supporters among those backing freedom to decline participation in same-sex ceremonies (4/19/2020)

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ADF to appeal N.M. commission’s ruling against Christian photographer

Photo artist forced to pay over $6,600 in attorneys’ fees for declining to photograph same-sex ceremony (4/19/2020)

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ADF will appeal NM court’s decision against photographer

Human rights commission required artist to pay nearly $7,000 for declining to photograph same-sex ceremony (4/19/2020)

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NM Supreme Court will hear case of photographer fined for adhering to her faith

Human rights commission required artist to pay nearly $7,000 for declining to photograph same-sex ceremony (4/19/2020)