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ADF: States have valid interest in protecting children with Down syndrome

ST. LOUIS – Alliance Defending Freedom filed a friend-of-the-court brief Thursday with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit asking it to uphold Missouri’s ability to protect unborn children with Down syndrome from fatal discrimination. The brief in Reproductive Health Services of Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region v. Parson argues that the state of Missouri has legitimate reasons to prevent abortion from being used as a tool of modern-day eugenics.  Read more >>

KY wedding photographer, blogger challenges censorship of her beliefs

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing a Kentucky entrepreneur who specializes in photographing, editing, and blogging about weddings filed suit in federal court Tuesday to challenge a city law that forces her to use her artistic talents to promote same-sex wedding ceremonies if she photographs and blogs about weddings between one man and one woman. The Louisville law also forbids Chelsey Nelson and her studio, Chelsey Nelson Photography, from publicly explaining to clients and potential clients through her studio’s own website or social media sites the religious reasons why she only celebrates wedding ceremonies between one man and one woman.  Read more >>

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