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

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court has now made it clear that the government cannot 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 >>

US Supreme Court agrees to weigh in on Colorado cake artist’s freedom

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to weigh in on whether the government can force a Lakewood, Colorado, cake artist to use his artistic talents to create a wedding cake celebrating a same-sex ceremony. In July of last year, Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop asked the high court to take his case and rule that the government cannot coerce him to create artistic expression that communicates a message with which he fundamentally disagrees.  Read more >>

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