ADF on oral arguments in SBA List case: Americans have right to speak up for free speech

Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Counsel Casey Mattox:  “The First Amendment forbids government from acting as a ‘truth commission’ on matters of public debate. After hearing arguments today, the U.S. Supreme Court should uphold the right of Americans to speak in accordance with their views by allowing them to challenge laws that silence them. It’s a fact that Obamacare permits taxpayer funds to be used for abortions. If that fact was part of what cost Rep. Driehaus his job, that’s because his constituents, like most Americans, reject taxpayer-funded abortion.”  Read more >>

Court blocks enforcement of abortion pill mandate against ministry of Dr. James Dobson

Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Counsel Kevin Theriot:  “In America, we don’t try to separate what people do from what they believe. Faith-based organizations should be free to operate according to the faith they teach and live out every day. If the government can fine Christian ministries out of existence because they want to uphold their faith, there is no limit to what other freedoms it can take away. The court was right to block enforcement of this unconstitutional mandate against Family Talk.”  Read more >>

Current U.S. Supreme Court cases

Conestoga Wood Specialties v. Sebelius
Town of Greece v. Galloway
Reed v. Town of Gilbert
Susan B. Anthony List v. Driehaus
McCullen v. Coakley