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ACLJ – Along with 20 Members of Congress – Urges Federal Appeals Court to Take CA Case & Reject Public School’s Ban of American Flag

(Washington, DC) - The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which focuses on constitutional law, is urging a federal appeals court to reconside

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A man and woman (or couple) praying together at a table with their Holy Bibles open under their hands (focus on man's foreground hands).

Content type: DocketBlogPost | 10:36 AM Apr. 11, 2014
Victory for Bible Club in NY

This week the ACLJ aided a New York high school student start up an after-school, student-led Bible study club. A senior at a high school in Amsterdam, NY, received approval from her principal to begin the after-school club, but on the day the club w

Students wearing t-shirts with U.S. flag arrive at school in Westminster

Content type: DocketBlogPost | 11:05 AM Mar. 25, 2014
ACLJ Defends the American Flag in the Ninth Circuit

The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which focuses on constitutional law, is urging a federal appeals court to reconsider a ruling backing a decision by a California high school to ban the American flag. The ACLJ has filed an amicus brief

Content type: PressRelease | 8:58 AM Mar. 25, 2014
ACLJ – Along with 20 Members of Congress – Urges Federal Appeals Court to Take CA Case & Reject Public School’s Ban of American Flag

(Washington, DC) - The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which focuses on constitutional law, is urging a federal appeals court to reconsider a ruling backing a decision by a California high school to ban the American flag. The ACLJ has fil

A group of teen girls gathered for prayer.

Content type: DocketBlogPost | 9:42 AM Feb. 14, 2014
Victory for Elementary School Girl's Religious Liberty

The ACLJ recently represented a father and his elementary school daughter who was having her religious freedom violated by a public school in Nebraska. It started when she was not allowed to draw a picture of baby Jesus on a Christmas ornament, but w

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Content type: DocketBlogPost | 11:44 AM Jan. 31, 2014
Victory in Arizona: School Kids Can Speak About Their Faith in Class

The ACLJ helped a mother and her elementary school daughter who was given an assignment to share her dream for the world—a dream that involves her relationship with God. In January 2014, the ACLJ was contacted by a mother whose daughter is a t

STUDENTS HOLD HANDS IN PRAYER AFTER STABBING AT HIGH SCHOOL.

Content type: DocketBlogPost | 12:24 PM Dec. 20, 2013
ACLJ Applauds School Administration’s Decision to Allow Christian Student Group to Participate in School Activity Fair

A Connecticut school denied a student-led Bible study club the right to participate in the school’s activity fair. The activity fair introduces all incoming freshmen to student groups, clubs, and sports at the school. The school administration,

To match Reuters-Life! story LIFE-DWARFISM

Content type: DocketBlogPost | 1:51 PM Oct. 28, 2013
School District Sued for Contracting with Religious Institution

The ACLJ has filed an amicus brief with the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals to protect the rights of school districts to partner with religious private schools. In July, a federal district court in Tennessee ruled that a Tennessee school

To match Reuters-Life! story LIFE-DWARFISM

Content type: DocketBlogPost | 11:10 AM Sep. 30, 2013
Victory: School Allows Student to Wear Cross Necklace

We recently assisted another middle school student regarding his right to wear a cross necklace at school. On September 3, 2013, a parent from Florida, contacted the ACLJ about his middle school son who was told not to wear a cross necklace. A teach

STUDENTS HOLD HANDS IN PRAYER AFTER STABBING AT HIGH SCHOOL.

Content type: DocketBlogPost | 2:41 PM Sep. 23, 2013
Victory: School District Grants Equal Access to Religious Speech

The ACLJ applauds the policy change of a California school district to allow an afterschool Bible study group to distribute flyers to students. In 2012, a Church in California contacted the ACLJ regarding a local school district policy which unfairl