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By Jay Sekulow1306153461000
The confirmation hearings for Judge Gonzales have gone very well.  He has done a great job in addressing the questions from the members of the Senate Judiciary Committee and his confirmation as the nation's next U.S. Attorney General should occur in the Senate with a comfortable margin.  We look forward to working with Judge Gonzales and his team in the Department of Justice.
 
We are moving aggressively to meet the legal challenges put forward by Michael Newdow who has filed a federal lawsuit in an effort to put a halt to prayer at the Presidential inauguration.  We are filing a brief with the court in support of the constitutionality of the prayer, which is part of our heritage and history in this country.  He has also brought a new legal challenge regarding the Pledge of Allegiance and the phrase "under God."  The inaugural prayer case is time-sensitive with the inauguration set for January 20th.  We will keep you posted as these cases unfold.
 
Also, I want to call your attention to a new area of our website -- Washington Report -- .  As we continue to expand our legislative affairs work at the ACLJ in our Washington office, we will be posting regular reports concerning our work on Capitol Hill to protect your religious and constitutional freedoms.
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Jay Sekulow Given Human Rights Award

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Earlier this year, my dad, ACLJ Chief Counsel Jay Sekulow, was awarded a prestigious human rights award for his lifetime of service and commitment to defending religious liberty here in America and around the world. The award, the Athenagoras Human Rights Award, was presented on behalf of the...

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Pray for Oklahoma; Help Oklahoma.

By ACLJ.org1369149155000

At the ACLJ we are shocked at the devastation and loss in Oklahoma. Like the rest of the nation, we watched as the tornado cut a swathe of destruction through homes, businesses, and – yes – even schools. We saw the desperate and courageous rescue efforts. We prayed, but sometimes we have to do...

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Father & Son Working Together

By ACLJ.org1339795615000

This article written by Ruth Malhotra is crossposted on patheos.com For Jordan Sekulow , the fight to ensure freedom and liberty in the U.S. and around the world has been a central part of his life from a very early age. The son of Jay Sekulow , Jordan, 29, now serves as Executive Director of the...

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Chuck Colson will be missed

By Jay Sekulow1335126358000

Chuck Colson touched many lives. He had a significant impact on the work of the ACLJ. When I first began my legal work defending religious liberty, Chuck was there with an encouraging word. One of the very first letters I received after arguing my first case at the Supreme Court of the United...

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