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‘Fairness for All’ proposal isn’t fair at all

ADF Senior Vice President of U.S. Legal Division Kristen Waggoner:  “Every person should be treated with dignity and respect. Unfortunately, sexual orientation and gender identity laws like the so-called ‘Fairness for All’ proposal undermine both fairness and freedom. This proposal is a SOGI law under different branding, with special—and likely temporary—exemptions that protect only a favored few. This proposal would empower the government to force people who willingly serve everyone to promote messages and participate in events that conflict with their faith or convictions. Worse, it would put women and girls in harm’s way....”  Read more >>

9th Circuit rules against temporary federal protections for pro-life groups

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit refused Thursday in a 2-1 ruling to reinstate temporary federal regulations that protect religious and pro-life organizations that conscientiously object to complying with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ abortion-pill mandate. Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys represent pro-life organization March for Life, which intervened in the case in defense of the HHS protections.  Read more >>

Potential U.S. Supreme Court cases

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