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10 states among those expressing support for artistic freedom of Minnesota filmmakers

ST. LOUIS – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit has received several friend-of-the-court briefs, including one filed by 10 states, in support of the artistic freedom of a pair of Minnesota filmmakers. The filmmakers’ lawsuit, filed through their Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys, challenges a state law that allows the government to control the stories they tell. The law allows Minnesota to punish them with fines and jail time if they create wedding films consistent with their faith while declining to create wedding films promoting contrary views.  Read more >>

Kentucky governor, 10 states, others provide chorus of support for Hands On Originals

FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Supreme Court has received 13 friend-of-the-court briefs in support of the freedom of a Lexington promotional printer to operate his business consistent with his faith. Gov. Matt Bevin, 10 states, numerous scholars, and multiple groups filed briefs in Lexington-Fayette Urban County Human Rights Commission v. Hands On Originals. The court received only one brief in support of the government and its efforts to punish the printer.  Read more >>

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