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Victory for Vermont health professionals after pro-suicide group drops appeal

RUTLAND, Vt. – A pro-suicide group has dropped its appeal of a federal court’s decision which affirmed that a Vermont law can’t be interpreted to require pro-life health professionals to counsel or refer patients for assisted suicide. As a result, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit officially dismissed the appeal Monday, thus ending the case.  Read more >>

ADF Founder Alan Sears named 2017 Wilberforce Award recipient

LANSDOWNE, Va. – The Colson Center for Christian Worldview presented Alliance Defending Freedom Founder Alan Sears with its 2017 Wilberforce Award at a gala at Gaylord’s National Harbor Resort near Washington, D.C., on Saturday. According to the Colson Center, the annual award goes to “an individual who vividly exemplifies the passions and principles demonstrated by British 18th-century abolitionist and statesman William Wilberforce.” Established by the late Chuck Colson, the award “recognizes courageous leaders who are making an impact on the social ills of the day, showing perseverance and selflessness in combating injustice and making a positive change in the values and character of society.”  Read more >>

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