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ADF welcomes nomination of Sam Brownback to religious freedom post

ADF President, CEO, and General Counsel Michael Farris:  “Religious freedom around the world must be taken seriously, and Gov. Brownback is unquestionably capable of bringing that seriousness to this vital position. The nomination of someone of Gov. Brownback’s stature is a clear indicator of how important this position is and how important religious freedom is. It’s clear from history that when any nation abuses or suppresses religious freedom, other freedoms are likewise in danger. America needs a strong advocate like Gov. Brownback for the basic human rights and dignity of those who wish to live consistently with their faith without undue government interference....”  Read more >>

Settlement vindicates Pennsylvania teens’ freedom of speech

DOWNINGTOWN, Pa. – The Downingtown Area School District has agreed to clarify its administrative policies to ensure that public sidewalks surrounding its schools are open to free speech. As part of a settlement to avoid being sued in court, the Philadelphia-area school district will take immediate steps to prevent incidents like the one that occurred in April when a 40-year-old administrator physically intimidated and shouted expletives at two teens, who were peacefully expressing their pro-life views on a public sidewalk near the school.  Read more >>

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