Biography

Jonathan Scruggs

Jonathan Scruggs serves as senior counsel and director of the Center for Conscience Initiatives with Alliance Defending Freedom. (1/11/2021)

Case

Brush & Nib Studio v. City of Phoenix

Two Phoenix artists challenged a city ordinance that forced them to use their artistic talents to promote messages they disagree with. (7/23/2021)

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Dumont v. Lyon

Michigan legislators seek to keep children first in adoption, foster care (6/2/2020)

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Genesis Feliciano/MTS Minnesota Connections Academy

Minn. high school allows student to quote Bible verses in graduation speech (6/2/2020)

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City of Akron/Jason Robinson

ADF letter sparks City of Akron to allow Christian man, his family to share faith on public sidewalks during fireworks display at public park (6/2/2020)

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Gilles v. Hodge

ADF attorneys obtain settlement on behalf of Christian man threatened with arrest for sharing faith on campus (5/29/2020)

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City of Atlantic City/Pat Donlevy

ADF letter prompts city to change ordinance that requires permit to engage in free speech (6/2/2020)

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Morrell v. City of Hartford

Christian man had been arrested, jailed under ‘breach of peace’ statute after preaching on public way (5/29/2020)

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Sonnier v. Crain

Southeastern Louisiana University has enforced a permit requirement and two-hours-per-week “free speech” policy against an outside Christian speaker (6/2/2020)

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Patrick Racaniello/Township of Livingston

ADF attorneys send letter urging mayor to discontinue enforcement of legally problematic ordinance (6/2/2020)

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Chelsey Nelson Photography v. Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government

Lawsuit challenges Louisville law forcing photographer to photograph, write in favor of same-sex weddings (8/14/2020)

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Emilee Carpenter Photography v. James

NY photographer challenges state law that threatens steep fines, jail time for artists (7/15/2021)