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ADF having record year defending freedom at America’s universities

WASHINGTON – According to the most recent data compiled this week, Alliance Defending Freedom is having its most successful year to date in protecting freedom at America’s public universities and protecting private religious universities from the Obama administration. As part of its legal efforts to defend constitutionally protected freedoms from grammar school to graduate school, ADF has the largest and most experienced team of attorneys dedicated to university issues.  Read more >>

4th Circuit strikes down Va. marriage amendment, clerk considering appeal

ADF Senior Counsel Byron Babione:  “Every child deserves a mom and a dad, and the people of Virginia confirmed that at the ballot box when they approved a constitutional amendment that affirmed marriage as a man-woman union. In his dissent, Judge Niemeyer correctly noted that ‘there is no fundamental right to same-sex marriage and there are rational reasons for not recognizing it’ and that the 4th Circuit, as with other courts, ‘must allow the States to enact legislation on the subject in accordance with their political processes.’ We are consulting with our client and considering her options....”  Read more >>

Recent, current, and potential U.S. Supreme Court cases

Conestoga Wood Specialties v. Burwell
McCullen v. Coakley
Reed v. Town of Gilbert
Pregnancy Care Center of New York v. City of New York
Berger v. American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina

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