Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville

University Student Challenges “No Contact” Order as Religious Discrimination

Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville graduate student Maggie DeJong received three “No Contact Orders” in February from the university, prohibiting contact and indirect communication

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Chinese Catholics Occupy Church to Prevent Demolition Priests and parishioners have locked themselves inside a Catholic Church in the Hebei province of China to

NM City Asking Residents to Help Pay Ten Commandments Lawsuit Fees

NM City Asking Residents to Help Pay Ten Commandments Lawsuit Fees

Bloomfield, NM launches GoFundMe page for help with legal fees The city of Bloomfield owes the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) lawyers close to

Christian Homeless Shelter Fighting to Keep Transgender Women Out

Christian Homeless Shelter Fighting to Keep Transgender Women Out

The ADF is defending The Hope Center The Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), a conservative Christian law firm, now represents The Hope Center, a Christian

FFRF Fights to End Clergy Housing Tax-Break

FFRF Fights to End Clergy Housing Tax-Break

Alliance Defending Freedom counters the Freedom From Religion Foundation with a petition campaign to save the Ministerial Housing Allowance. Churches and pastors in the

Church Banned from It’s Own Coffee Shop

Church Banned from Its Own Coffee Shop

The City of Laurel is reconsidering the decision to give permission to Ragamuffin Coffee House The Redemption Community Church has filed a case against

Hawaii abortion advertising

Hawaii Pregnancy Centers Go to Court Over Law Requiring Abortion Advertising

They say that such a law violates their personal freedom Alliance Defending Freedom, a legal organization known for its conservative views, went to court

Churches Drop Anti-LGBT Lawsuit Against Massachusetts Transgender Law

Churches withdraw lawsuit after clarification that transgender protection law does not violate their rights or religious freedom. In October 2016, four Massachusetts churches represented

Florist Will Continue Legal Battle in LGBT Discrimination Case

A florist in Washington who refused to decorate a gay wedding lost in the state Superior Court but will appeal the decision in a