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Senate right to pass Trade Promotion Authority bill with religious freedom amendment

ADF International Executive Director Benjamin Bull:  “We commend Sen. James Lankford for leading a successful and historic effort to promote international religious freedom with the unanimous passage of his amendment to the Trade Promotion Authority bill. Should the House follow suit, the U.S., for the first time, will be required to evaluate religious freedom conditions in countries before entering into trade agreements with them....”  Read more >>

2nd Circuit rejects ‘Choose Life’ license plates

ADF Senior Legal Counsel Jeremy Tedesco:  “Pro-adoption organizations should have the same speech rights as any other organization. While the district court affirmed this basic freedom, the circuit court denied free speech in favor of government censorship. The state doesn’t have the authority to target The Children First Foundation specialty plates for censorship based on its life-affirming viewpoint. The state has wrongly gotten away with speech discrimination against our client for more than 10 years. We will review our legal options.”  Read more >>

Current and potential U.S. Supreme Court cases

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