Biography

Rory Gray

Rory Gray, Esq., serves as senior counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, where he plays a strategic role on the Appellate Advocacy Team. (4/19/2020)

Case

York Preparatory Academy/Concerned Parents

Alliance Defending Freedom letter informed school officials that First Amendment protects religious songs (6/2/2020)

Case

Dariano v. Morgan Hill Unified School District

Alliance Defending Freedom filed a brief in support of students who were prohibited from wearing American flag T-shirts. (6/2/2020)

Case

Smith v. Jefferson County Board of School Commissioners

In November 2003, two teachers filed a lawsuit against the Jefferson County Board of School Commissioners in Tennessee over the school district's cooperation with Kingswood Academy (6/2/2020)

Case

Wilson v. Montana Office of Public Instruction

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys represent hearing-impaired preschooler enrolled in faith-based preschool (6/2/2020)

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Attorneys

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Client Story

Nathan Solak

A high schooler was denied the use of an auditorium for an event during lunch. (4/19/2020)

Blog

Anti-Faith Humbugs Ensure ‘Tis The Season To Be … Litigious

Sad to say, the coming of Christmas signals the coming of groups like the American Civil Liberties Union and the Freedom from Religion Foundation, whose attorneys seem terrified at the prospect that someone, somewhere, might construe the celebrations of this season as having something remotely to do with Jesus Christ. In fact, these groups are so intimidating that in some cases, they don’t have to actually say anything at all to persuade school officials to accommodate their anti-Christmas agenda. (4/19/2020)

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Crimson Tide Rising (for Students' Freedom)

NCAA Football National Champion University of Alabama recently proved that its champion spirit does not end in the stadium. (4/19/2020)

Client Story

Phillip Dean

When Phillip and his classmates at York Preparatory Academy walked into band class expecting another normal day of practice, their band director delivered a surprising and disappointing announcement. (4/19/2020)

Blog

Montana Expels Students and Schools for Being Too Religious

You may remember that several months back Alliance Defending Freedom took the case of a four-year-old preschool student with hearing and speech-language impairments who was denied tuition benefits under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (“IDEA”) because she refused to leave her religious, private school where she was having great success and transfer to a nonreligious one. (4/19/2020)

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Montana Denies Tuition Benefits to Religious Preschoolers

For years, the State of Montana provided tuition funding for preschoolers with special needs to attend the preschool of their parents’ choice under the provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (“IDEA”). (4/19/2020)

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The Cross: A Stumbling Block To …Public School Teachers

Recently, a high school student from Minnesota contacted Alliance Defending Freedom when his art teacher stated on the first day of class that he “censored” two things: nudity and religion. (4/19/2020)