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Broad support for overturning Ariz. town's targeted speech restrictions

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court this week received numerous friend-of-the-court briefs opposing government discrimination against the speech of churches. The briefs include support from the federal government, several state attorneys general, religious liberty groups, Christian denominations, and others.  Read more >>

ADF to top human rights court: Christian convert faces risk of persecution in Iran

STRASBOURG, France – Alliance Defending Freedom and Jubilee Campaign filed a brief with the European Court of Human Rights Thursday highlighting the dire situation facing Christian converts in Iran. In January, a lower chamber of the court ruled that Sweden had not violated the European Convention on Human Rights by denying an Iranian citizen’s request for asylum. The court held that no real threat was posed to the applicant’s life by returning him to Iran because he had kept his faith private – a point ADF and Jubilee Campaign challenge in their brief.  Read more >>

Recent, current, and potential U.S. Supreme Court cases

Reed v. Town of Gilbert
Bronx Household of Faith v. Board of Education of the City of New York
McQuigg v. Bostic
Smith v. Bishop
Berger v. American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina
Pregnancy Care Center of New York v. City of New York
Conestoga Wood Specialties v. Burwell

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