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ADF available for comment on Arizona ‘In God We Trust’ license plate

ADF Senior Vice President of U.S. Legal Division Kristen Waggoner:  “Secular Coalition for Arizona has the same opportunity as any other non-profit group to create a license plate that expresses their view. Rather than shutting down speech, they should add to the conversation with their own perspective. That’s how free speech works in this country. Arizona is well within its rights to offer its citizens an opportunity to voluntarily purchase license plates affirming the First Amendment and contributing, in this case, to the pro-bono work ADF does to protect freedom of speech, religion, and conscience for all Americans....”  Read more >>

Free Speech Fairness Act would allow pastors to preach without IRS censorship

ADF Legal Counsel Christiana Holcomb:  “Pastors should be free to apply biblical teachings to all areas of life—without edits, audits, or other interference from the IRS. By removing the threat of an IRS investigation and fines, based simply on what a pastor might say from the pulpit, this bill brings the law in line with the First Amendment. It fixes a restriction enacted in 1954 that was never intended to affect churches but has been used to intimidate and silence them ever since....”  Read more >>

Potential U.S. Supreme Court cases

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