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Some very good news to report. Today we confirmed that a Christian pastor, in custody because of his religious beliefs, has been released from an Iranian prison. You remember the case of Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani. After spending nearly three years […]

June 15, 1987. I was in Chicago conducting a training program – examining the legal issues – on literature distribution for Jews for Jesus.   Just months earlier, I had delivered oral arguments before the Supreme Court of the United […]

It was an extraordinary exchange. Rep. Trey Gowdy, (R-SC) asking Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sebelius to explain the constitutional implications involved in the HHS mandate, which is under attack for violating the religious beliefs of millions of Americans. […]

As you may recall, we’re involved in a major federal lawsuit – defending a Catholic business owner in Missouri who is challenging the Obama Administration’s HHS mandate, which requires employers to purchase health insurance for their employees that includes coverage […]

It is a tremendously important lawsuit. We filed suit today in federal court in St. Louis, Missouri on behalf of a St. Louis business owner and his company. Our argument is clear: the HHS mandate, which requires employers to purchase health […]

The U.S. House of Representatives today unanimously approved a resolution condemning Iran and calling for the immediate release of Christian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, who faces death by hanging in Iran because of his Christian beliefs. This vote in the House is […]

There’s another troubling development out of the Justice Department – a problematic move by the U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. Holder now says the Justice Department will defend the deeply flawed mandate put forth by the Department of Health and […]

As we celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., we celebrate not just a man but an entire movement. Dr. King spent his life’s work as a voice for the voiceless, standing up for the value and dignity of […]

In addition to protecting religious freedom in this country, a large part of our work involves defending religious freedom around the globe. That’s why this new report out by the U.S. State Department is of great interest. The Department’s 13th […]

When I began focusing on constitutional law and religious liberty work nearly a quarter century ago, I still remember vividly the impact that my family had on me and my decision to pursue this calling. I want to share with […]

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