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School Suspends Female Student for Opposing Biological Males in Her Locker Room: Suit

School Suspends Female Student for Opposing Biological Males in Her Locker Room: Suit

A Vermont high school violated the constitutional rights of a student when it suspended her for "misgendering" another student and then pressuring her to change her beliefs by attending a "restorative" session with staff, according to a new federal lawsuit.

DOJ Official Under Fire for Calling ADF a 'Hate Group' on Social Media

DOJ Official Under Fire for Calling ADF a 'Hate Group' on Social Media

A Justice Department official recently sparked backlash after calling Alliance Defending Freedom, a religious freedom advocacy organization, a "hate group" on social media.

University Orders Christian Student Not to Talk to Students Who Disagree with Her

University Orders Christian Student Not to Talk to Students Who Disagree with Her

An Edwardsville, Illinois, university violated a Christian student’s constitutional rights by ordering her not to have contact with three students who disagreed with her faith-centric viewpoint, according to a legal organization.

Supreme Court to Consider: Can States Force Christian Business to Promote Same-Sex Weddings?

Supreme Court to Consider: Can States Force Christian Business to Promote Same-Sex Weddings?

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to take up a major religious liberty case involving the intersection of creative professionals, anti-discrimination laws and same-sex marriage.

Texas University Agrees Religious Student Organizations Can Require Group Leaders to Hold Specific Religious Beliefs

Texas University Agrees Religious Student Organizations Can Require Group Leaders to Hold Specific Religious Beliefs

A Texas college has decided that a Christian student organization may require its leaders to have specific beliefs in order to hold top roles in the organization.

Vaccine Exemptions Must Be Based on 'Bona Fide' Religious Objections, Not Politics, ADF Says

Vaccine Exemptions Must Be Based on 'Bona Fide' Religious Objections, Not Politics, ADF Says

Alliance Defending Freedom, one of the nation’s most prominent faith-based legal groups, asserted in a new document that Christians requesting an exemption to COVID-19 vaccine mandates should base their objections on a “sincerely held religious belief” and not medical or political concerns.

Young Female Athletes Continue to Fight for Equality in Women's Sports

Young Female Athletes Continue to Fight for Equality in Women's Sports

Several young female athletes are continuing to fight for fairness in girl's sports across the U.S.

Chuck Colson Prison Ministry Sells Campus to Alliance Defending Freedom

Chuck Colson Prison Ministry Sells Campus to Alliance Defending Freedom

Chuck Colson's Of Prison Fellowship has announced its plan to sell its more than 11-acre campus to evangelical legal group Alliance Defending Freedom.

School Bans 3rd Grader's 'Jesus Loves Me' Mask, Threatens Suspension

School Bans 3rd Grader's 'Jesus Loves Me' Mask, Threatens Suspension

A Mississippi family is alleging that their daughter was discriminated against for her Christian faith after school officials forced her to remove her face mask that had the phrase “Jesus Loves Me" on it.

Religious Freedom and the Coronavirus

Religious Freedom and the Coronavirus

As public gatherings are brought to a halt, many people are wondering what this means for religious liberty and church gatherings. ADF attorney Kristin Waggoner ensures believers that First Amendment rights cannot be suspended permanently. This is why the threat from New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to permanently close some churches even after the crisis is manifestly absurd.