Wash. grandmother’s religious freedom, livelihood at stake

KENNEWICK, Wash. – Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys will be available for media interviews following a hearing Friday in state court in the case of a florist being sued for acting consistently with her faith. Barronelle Stutzman, owner of Arlene’s Flowers, declined to use her creative skills to participate in and design custom floral arrangements for a long-time customer’s same-sex ceremony. Stutzman instead referred the customer to one of a large number of other florists in the area who were willing to fill his order.  Read more >>

ADF: DC Council should abandon bill that forces pro-life groups to pay for abortions

ADF Senior Counsel Casey Mattox:  “The government has no business forcing pro-life organizations to pay for elective abortions. The mayor himself agrees that this bill ‘raises serious concerns under the Constitution and under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.’ He is right. The council should abandon this hopelessly illegal bill rather than waste DC taxpayer dollars defending this doomed law to appease the abortion lobby.”  Read more >>

Current and potential U.S. Supreme Court cases

Reed v. Town of Gilbert
Berger v. American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina
Bronx Household of Faith v. Board of Education of the City of New York