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Interview: Archbishop of Mosul on Genocide

By ACLJ.org1464293969299

Christians have inhabited Mosul and the Plains of Nineveh in Northern Iraq for over 2,000 years. Yet by early June 2014, Syriac Orthodox Archbishop of Mosul, Mgr Nicodemus Daoud Sharaf was the last bishop remaining in Mosul, and ISIS (the Islamic State) was pounding at the gates of the city. Within...

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Christian Family in Pakistan Spared Torment

By Shaheryar Gill1464299278723

False blasphemy allegations in Pakistan often have devastating results, but we’re happy to report that one Christian family was spared what so many others are not. Our international affiliate the European Center for Law and Justice’s (ECLJ) office in Pakistan, the Organization for Legal Aid (OLA),

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ACLJ Thanks Secretary Kerry

By ACLJ.org1464136127662

Today we delivered a critical legal letter directly to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry thanking him for recognizing the “genocide against . . . Christians” and calling on him to fulfill our obligations under the Genocide Convention by first urging immediate action at the United Nations (U.N.)

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America is getting everything but justice

By Jay Sekulow1464121699510

The Obama administration’s Department of Justice (DOJ) is “unethical” and “intentionally deceptive.” Harsh words, right? You’d expect that kind of criticism came from a political opponent or maybe even from a conservative commentator. But no – that’s not the case. In fact, that stinging assessment...

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CUNY Responds to ACLJ's Anti-BDS Letter

By Carly F. Gammill1464120692002

On May 4, 2016, we at the ACLJ issued a joint letter to Chancellor James Milliken of the City University of New York (“CUNY”). The letter detailed the systemic culture of anti-Semitism on CUNY campuses and called for administrators to conduct thorough investigations of all such conduct and to...

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Fed Court Throws “Rulebook” at Obama's DOJ

By Matthew Clark1464009405922

A federal court just issued the most scorching smackdown of the Obama Administration’s Department of Justice (DOJ) I have ever seen. Any time a federal judge calls the lawyers for a party “intentionally deceptive,” “unethical,” and accuses them of having “clearly misled both counsel for the...

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Big Abortion Lies Cloaked in Bad Comedy

By Palmer Williams1463151495835

This week a satirical video went viral that slammed crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs), claiming they deceived women and were run by con-artists. Major online media outlets praised the vulgar video running headlines including, “Samantha Bee Exposes Just How Terrifying Crisis Pregnancy Centers Are,”

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1 in 3 Pro-Abortion Statistics False

By Matthew Clark1462989694555

Big abortion is a propaganda machine. It peddles lies and falsehoods at a rate that would make even Stalin blush. For example, Planned Parenthood claims that only 3% of its “services” are abortion – a lie that earned it three Pinocchios from the Washington Post Fact Checker. In reality, upwards of...

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Big Abortion Demands Right to Discriminate

By CeCe Heil1462890576056

We all know that federal funding is never free. There are always strings attached. One would just logically assume that actually abiding by federal laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, gender, or disability would, at the very least, apply to any federal funding. Yet, Planned Parenthood,

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ACLJ Fighting Big Abortion

By ACLJ.org1461870737880

The American Center for Law & Justice (ACLJ) represents Troy Newman, a former board member of the Center for Medical Progress (CMP), in two critical First Amendment cases involving a journalistic investigation of the abortion industry that uncovered extensive evidence of a willingness to engage in,

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Supreme Court Ruling on Little Sisters

By Geoffrey Surtees1463422676912

The Supreme Court announced its decision today in the HHS Mandate challenges involving, among others, the Little Sisters of the Poor . After years of litigation in the lower courts, as well as oral arguments and multiple rounds of briefing before the Supreme Court itself, the Court unanimously...

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Victory for Religious Freedom

By Jay Sekulow1463414680835

In a per curiam opinion , the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ordered lower courts to help the Little Sisters of the Poor and other religious organizations work out a compromise with the Obama Administration. This is a significant victory for religious freedom. From the very beginning, we have been...

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Bill Would Extend Religious Liberty

By ACLJ.org1462811940471

Anti-religious freedom groups seeking to prevent church-based ministries from providing critical humanitarian aid and services through government grants and contracts have declared war. This time, their target is a modest, common sense measure offered by Representative Steve Russell (OK-5), which...

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A Study in Slanted Legal Argumentation

By Walter M. Weber1462558800529

Prof. Leslie C. Griffin of the UNLV Boyd School of Law wrote an article for a SCOTUSblog symposium on the Little Sisters of the Poor case currently before the Supreme Court. Prof. Griffin’s article is a classic example of propaganda masquerading as legal argument. It may be helpful to fully dissect...

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