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WWI Cross Upheld by Federal Court

By Joseph Williams1448921761883

Today, a federal district court rejected the demands of an angry atheist group to tear down a World War I memorial cross. The United States District Court for the District of Maryland ruled in favor of the American Legion’s Blandensburg Cross World War I Veterans Memorial honoring the 49 brave...

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Christmas Victory for Religious Expression

By Shaheryar Gill1449005071244

Every year around Christmas time the ACLJ receives requests regarding the legality of Christmas displays on public property. Every year atheist organizations threaten public officials with lawsuits if they allow Christmas displays on public property. This year again, the fight against Christmas...

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Victory: Stopping Obama’s Lawlessness

By ACLJ.org1448373600000

This is the latest installment in a year-end series looking back at a few of the many victories by the ACLJ in 2015. President Obama has launched unparalleled assaults on the U.S. Constitution. At every step – on Capitol Hill and in federal courts – we continue to defend the constitutional...

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Christian Girl Brutalized in Pakistan

By Shaheryar Gill1448907406105

The ECLJ’s affiliate in Pakistan, the Organization for Legal Aid (OLA), is in the process of pressing criminal charges against a Muslim family for brutalizing a young Christian girl. The attackers stripped Parwasha, an eight-year-old Christian girl, and then beat her, and left her naked on the...

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Rampant Persecution Escalates in Sudan

By Palmer Williams1448397492276

As we gather this week to celebrate Thanksgiving with family and friends here in the United States, we should be especially grateful for something we far too often take for granted – the ability to worship freely with fellow believers without fear of persecution or imprisonment. As we’ve reported...

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Final Blow to FFRF’s Attack

By CeCe Heil1448921961920

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit delivered a final blow to the Freedom from Religion Foundation’s (FFRF) last ditch effort to petition for a full court hearing in the WWII Memorial Jesus statue case. FFRF’s campaign to remove the six foot statue was thwarted in August 2014, yet the...

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Asia Bibi in Good Health as Case Awaits

By Shaheryar Gill1446650685815

Good news has recently been released concerning Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi, a mother of five who is on death row for blasphemy. Her only “crime,” offering water to her Muslim co-workers from the same cup out of which she, a Christian, had drank. Due to the overall volatility of the situation,

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ISIS Continues to Extinguish Christians

By Palmer Williams1446588071418

The Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL) reign of terror continues to ravage Iraq and Syria. For months, we have been detailing how Christians and other religious minorities who live in ISIS occupied territory have faced devastating persecution at the hands of these jihadists. The United States Department...

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Two Major Victories for Christians

By Shaheryar Gill1446493134433

Our legal team in Pakistan has helped secure two significant victories for Christians who are being falsely accused by their radical Muslim attackers. The European Centre for Law and Justice’s (ECLJ) affiliate in Pakistan, Organization for Legal Aid (OLA), is representing a Christian man, Allah...

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Severe Christian Persecution in Pakistan

By Shaheryar Gill1446217351499

The United States Department of State has recently published its annual International Religious Freedom (IRF) report. This report describes the status of religious freedom in every country. It covers government policies that violate religious freedom as well as the persecution of minorities by...

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51 Pro-Life Senators Must Vote to Defund

By Benjamin P. Sisney1448400001249

The U.S. Senate is expected to vote on defunding Planned Parenthood before the end of the year in the wake of moral outrage surrounding the sale of babies’ body parts and the House passing a bipartisan bill to defund the nation’s largest abortion provider. Earlier this year, a radical pro-abortion...

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Abortion Giant Sends Pro-life Tweet?

By Palmer Williams1448049538740

Planned Parenthood just doesn't get it. They're so blinded by their own ideology of defending the indefensible - the murder of the most vulnerable members of our society - that they often speak in paradoxes. Just last week on Twitter, Planned Parenthood quoted Hillary Clinton in a way that made...

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From Darkness to Light

By Joseph Williams1447781596622

“For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.” – Ephesians 6:12, KJV When we first walked into the office of Abby Johnson, the former Planned Parenthood clinic...

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Supreme Court to Review TX Abortion Regs

By Walter M. Weber1447447845712

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it will hear a constitutional challenge, by abortionists and abortion businesses, to Texas abortion regulations requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges at a hospital and requiring abortion facilities to meet basic, common-sense safety...

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