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US Supreme Court to hear cases involving religious freedom of hospitals

ADF Senior Counsel Jordan Lorence:  “The government shouldn’t attempt to go into the theology business by assuming it has the ability or expertise to decide whether a faith-based ministry is religious enough to be a ministry. Religiously affiliated hospitals were developed and have long been regarded as the very essence of faith-motivated outreach and service to the community and world. To say that they are not ‘religious enough’ to be recognized for what they clearly are makes no sense. We are pleased the Supreme Court has agreed to hear these cases because it now has the opportunity to rule, as we encouraged in our friend-of-the-court brief, that the government has no authority to second-guess the religious standing of faith-based ministries.”  Read more >>

Is Cal State L.A. safe for free speech or does the mob win?

LOS ANGELES – Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Counsel Tyson Langhofer will be available for media interviews Monday following his arguments in federal district court that ask it to reject the request of California State University officials to dismiss a lawsuit that student groups and a conservative columnist, among others, filed after a mob incident in February.  Read more >>

Current and potential U.S. Supreme Court cases

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