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Litigation Over National Security Executive Order Continues

By Edward White1500496715765

In a further development in the ongoing litigation over President Trump’s National Security Executive Order, the United States Supreme Court today halted a Hawaii federal judge’s order allowing refugees to enter this country who lack a close relationship with an America entity. Previously, on June...

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National Security in a Complicated World

By Wesley Smith1499980528449

Sixteen years after the attacks of 9-11, with threats from multiple jihadist groups, the resurgence of the Russian Federation , a marked military buildup in China, an emboldened Iran, and the nuclear ambitions of North Korea—the arena of national security has never been more important and more...

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Hawaii Loses to President Trump at 9th Circuit

By Jordan Sekulow1499478562532

As an update to what we explained earlier today , the State of Hawaii was rebuffed by a federal trial court yesterday in the State’s efforts to have that court clarify the United States Supreme Court’s modification of the injunctions imposed against the President’s national security Executive...

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Hawaii Rebuffed in Attack on Executive Order

By ACLJ.org1499460717536

On June 26, 2017, the United States Supreme Court modified the injunctions imposed by federal trial judges in Hawaii and Maryland against the President’s national security Executive Order. The Supreme Court’s ruling (which agreed with many of the arguments made in our amicus brief ) was a stern...

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The Escalating Threat of North Korea

By Wesley Smith1499365900418

It was not coincidental that on our celebration of Independence Day, July 4th, North Korea successfully fired its first Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM). It is a stark reminder that the world is not “independent,” or free, from the threats of war and violence that plague our planet.

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Supreme Court Partially Blocks Injunctions

By Edward White1498512579998

Today, the Supreme Court of the United States agreed to review the two cases that imposed injunctions against the President’s national security Executive Order. The Executive Order temporarily pauses entry into the United States of refugees and nationals of six unstable and/or terrorism-infested...

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Supreme Court Grants Stay on Executive Order

By Jay Sekulow1498492104425

The Supreme Court today has granted a partial stay, allowing key aspects of the President’s Executive Order to keep America safe to go into effect, and has agreed to hear the case on the merits this fall. We’re very pleased with the Court granting the stay concerning the most significant aspects of...

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First Major Leaker Indicted by DOJ

By ACLJ.org1497384348611

It’s an issue that shouldn’t be partisan. It shouldn’t matter who the President is. All Americans should praise the indictment of someone who leaks top-secret classified information and breaks the law while also making statements siding with Iran over the United States, saying she wanted to “burn...

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Defending the Executive Order At Supreme Court

By Edward White1497035542624

The federal government’s primary job is to keep us safe. The President’s revised national security Executive Order is designed to do just that. The Order temporarily pauses entry into the United States of refugees and nationals from six unstable and/or terrorism-infested countries to allow time for...

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Fourth Circuit Incorrectly Upholds Injunction

By Edward White1495807718091

Yesterday, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued a decision upholding an injunction imposed against the President’s Executive Order that is designed to protect our nation from foreign terrorists. Ten judges (all placed on the court by Democratic Presidents) voted in favor...

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Did Media Create New Trump/Russia Story?

By Jay Sekulow1494970182209

It’s clear that the liberal media and the political Left will do anything they can to derail President Trump and his administration. The latest example is the laser-like focus on a bogus news story hatched by the Washington Post: That President Trump revealed classified material, including highly...

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Ninth Circuit Hears Oral Argument in EO Appeal

By Edward White1494944734484

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, based in San Francisco, California, is the second federal appellate court within the past two weeks to consider the President’s revised immigration Executive Order, designed to protect our nation from foreign terrorists. As reported last...

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Oral Arguments in Executive Order Appeal

By Edward White1494339504472

Yesterday, the full United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit—all thirteen active appellate judges—heard oral argument in the appeal of the Maryland federal trial judge’s injunction that halts the enforcement of the President’s revised Executive Order that protects our country from...

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ACLJ Defends National Security in Court

By Edward White1492794339838

The President’s revised Executive order, designed to protect our nation from foreign terrorists, continues to face attacks in numerous federal courts. Today we took direct action in federal appeals court. The Executive order temporarily pauses entry into the United States of refugees and nationals...

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Congressional Approval and Military Action

By Wesley Smith1492456582200

With President Trump’s decision to launch Tomahawk Cruise missiles at a Syrian air base believed to be the source of chemical weapons that Syria’s President Assad used against his own people and the use of the largest non-nuclear bomb against ISIS in Afghanistan, the question of whether the...

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U.S. Drops Bomb on ISIS in Afghanistan

By Wesley Smith1492116602682

The United States military dropped America's most powerful non-nuclear bomb on Islamic State (ISIS) targets in Afghanistan Thursday, the first time this type of weapon has been used in battle, according to U.S. officials. A GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb (MOAB), nicknamed the "Mother of...

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The Hard Truth About Putin’s Russia

By Wesley Smith1492111941779

The press conference yesterday with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov was illustrative of the real relationship between the United States and Russia. Tillerson’s sober countenance and markedly brief opening statement was reminiscent of the meeting...

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ACLJ to Uncover Deep State’s Political Spying

By Jay Sekulow1492105019837

News of the Obama Administration’s politicization of the American intelligence apparatus breaks at an alarmingly consistent pace. With each passing day, what once appeared to be “rogue” actors look more and more like an orchestrated conspiracy where the conspirators’ marching orders come from the...

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Obama Admin. Weaponized the Bureaucracy

By Harry G. Hutchison1492100288674

It is outrageous, unconscionable, and illegal. Even so, mounting evidence indicates that the Obama Administration and its loyalists had a habit of using information gleaned from classified foreign surveillance to smear and perhaps blackmail its political opponents. In fact, whether it’s the IRS...

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American Leadership Matters

By Wesley Smith1491580602373

In his first major decision using his Constitutional authority as Commander-in-Chief, President Trump ordered fifty-nine Tomahawk cruise missile strikes against Syria . This decisive military action was in direct response to Syria’s President Assad once again using chemical weapons against his own...

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