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Is Religious Freedom Desirable?

We have weighed the costs of free speech and the right to bear arms and determined that the desirability of those rights outweighs the negatives that accompany them. So, is religious freedom desirable? (4/19/2020)

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A Report from FIRE's Campus Freedom Network Conference

Last week, I had the great pleasure of attending a conference sponsored by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education's Campus Freedom Network. (4/19/2020)

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Churches Not Considered Desirable Or Necessary

Have you heard the joke, “if con is the opposite of pro, then congress is the opposite of progress?” While there might be several examples supporting the truth of this statement, the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Person’s Act (“RPUIPA”), passed by Congress, is not one of them. (4/19/2020)

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Our Case Defending Pregnancy Centers Is Personal to This Attorney

ADF Legal Counsel Elissa Graves wanted to practice law in such a way to defend life and help women. Now, she is on the legal team at ADF doing just that. (4/20/2020)

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FIRE's Outstanding FAQ

I'm not sure if the fact that I actually get enthusiastic about a good legal FAQ makes me a hopeless loser or an incisive policy wonk (maybe that's a distinction without a difference), but I thoroughly enjoyed reading FIRE's FAQ about the Supreme Court's recent decision in Martinez. (4/19/2020)

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The Weekly Digest: 7-13-16

The Weekly Digest summarizes news stories from the previous week. (4/20/2020)

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14 Parents File Lawsuit to Stop This Terrifying School District Policy

These parents in Madison, Wisconsin have done their research, and they don’t like what they’re seeing in a Madison Metropolitan School District policy (4/20/2020)

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F for Fascist

Those familiar with the ADF litigation on behalf of Jonathan Lopez know that his speech class professor (among other delinquencies) nominated Jonathan a “fascist bastard” because he announced in class his support for the definition of marriage found in the dictionary. (4/19/2020)

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3 Reasons Hawaii’s Law Forcing Pregnancy Centers to Promote Abortion Should Be Struck Down

Following in the footsteps of Illinois and California, Hawaii passed a law that forces pregnancy centers to promote abortion. (4/20/2020)

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Sign of the Times

It’s that time of year again when students are finishing up school and getting ready for the summer. There’s the stressful time during final exams and completing any last projects that are due. But there are also some fun times, such as end of the year talent shows that are hosted by many schools. (4/19/2020)

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Court puts brakes on oppressive speech code at L.A. City College

Court grants motion in favor of student called ‘fascist bastard’ by professor for Christian beliefs (8/10/2020)

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Gov. Ducey appoints Bill Montgomery to AZ Supreme Court

The following quote may be attributed to Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Vice President of U.S. Legal Division and General Counsel, Arizona, Kristen Waggoner. (4/19/2020)