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  • June 25, 2010
    … of zoning restrictions that limit the ability of churches to build new facilities and operate their ministries … favor of the church finding that the zoning restrictions made completion of construction impossible and constituted a … PM More Documents Donate to ADF Help defend people like you Make a Donation Join our Newsletter Always stay up to
  • November 4, 2010
    … from the student services dean for such activities must be requested two weeks prior to the event, which must end by … as well. “Constitutional rights don’t simply end when you step on or around a public university or college campus,” … their policies don’t trump the U.S. Constitution, and we will continue to challenge such university policies, which …
  • February 25, 2010
    … meetings with uncensored prayer.  Public officials should be able to do the same,” said ADF Senior Legal Counsel Mike … rule against Forsyth County, despite arguments made against the recommendation filed by ADF attorneys and … an establishment of religion,” said Johnson. “If it was, you’d have to argue that the drafters of the U.S. …
  • April 20, 2010
    … What's at stake Restrictions against church public worship activities such as the ringing of church bells … in Phoenix had rung every hour, on the hour, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The ringing was not loud; indeed, on the property … contained an exemption for ice cream trucks playing their music over loudspeakers at louder decibel levels than …
  • March 24, 2010
    … Fla. school district again denies church access to flier program Letter from ADF convinces school board to … officials agreed to change the policy. “Churches shouldn’t be discriminated against for their beliefs--and especially … violate the First Amendment rights of religious groups. We will continue to monitor the situation to make sure the …
  • December 21, 2010
    … a lawsuit Monday on behalf of two churches in response to a city of Mission property tax disguised as a “driveway … exempt from property taxes under state law. “No one should be taxing church attendance, but that’s what this tax … more money. This driveway tax is simply outrageous. Will we soon be seeing a ‘sidewalk tax’ based on the number …
  • November 10, 2010
    … for three years. The Alliance Defense Fund sent a letter to La Paz County Treasurer Leah Castro Wednesday asking her … already in 2010. In 2006, it purchased property for its worship facility in the town of Quartzsite. Under state law, … exemption statutes do not require the letter in order to be granted a property tax exemption. The assessor granted the …
  • September 1, 2010
    … 7th Circuit: U. of Wis.-Madison cannot deny funding to Catholic student group ADF filed suit after university … rights of Christian student organizations should be recognized by university officials just as they recognize … is a real judgment, not just a bit of friendly advice—will come to regret it.” Pronunciation guide: Lorence …
  • October 6, 2010
    … Whether a public university may force a Christian student to choose between her faith and a degree. Whether a public … leave the program.  At one point, one professor told her, “You couldn’t be a teacher, let alone a counselor, with those views.”  …
  • August 16, 2010
    … U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker’s order overthrowing the will of 7 million California voters with regard to marriage. …  until the appellate court has time to hear the case. “It made no sense to impose a radical change in marriage on the … marriage in their state constitutions will ultimately be upheld.” As part of its order, the 9th Circuit also issued …