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Discussion event: Supreme Court’s decision in Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia v. Comer

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court will soon decide whether the government can exclude religious organizations from secular programs just because those organizations are religious. What will be the impact of the high court’s decision? What are the ramifications for the nation and, in particular, the faith-based community? Join ADF Senior Counsel David Cortman, who argued before the Supreme Court on behalf of Trinity Lutheran Church; Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler, who represents Missouri’s 4th Congressional District (including Columbia); and other distinguished panelists at this important ERLC-sponsored conversation about religious freedom.  Read more >>

5th Circuit allows Mississippi anti-coercion law to go into effect

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit ruled unanimously on Thursday that those who filed suit to stop a state law protecting Mississippians against government discrimination haven’t shown they have been or will be harmed by the law. The court therefore vacated the injunction that had been blocking the Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act (HB 1523) from going into effect.  Read more >>

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