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Court orders end to abortion-pill mandate for Florida law school

FORT MYERS, Fla. – A federal district court issued an order Wednesday that permanently prevents the federal government from enforcing the Obamacare abortion-pill mandate against a Catholic law school in Florida represented by Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys. The order also declares that the mandate violates the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act.  Read more >>

Facing threat of jail time, Arizona artists ask state Supreme Court to protect their freedom

PHOENIX – Under threat of up to six months jail time, two artists asked the Arizona Supreme Court Monday to take up their challenge to a sweeping city of Phoenix criminal law that forces them to design and create custom artwork expressing messages that violate their core beliefs. Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing artists Joanna Duka and Breanna Koski, owners of Brush & Nib Studio, are asking the high court to take the case because the Phoenix ordinance illegally controls artistic expression—violating the freedom of Duka and Koski to choose which messages they will convey and refrain from conveying. In a ruling last month, the Arizona Court of Appeals allowed the law to stand.  Read more >>

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