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In a major development, Palestinian leaders have recently admitted what we have been arguing all along: there is no “State of Palestine.” This constitutes additional evidence that the Pre-Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) should consider when assessing whether the ICC has jurisdiction. About three months ago, we informed you that the ICC Prosecutor was preparing her team to investigate Israelis for “war crimes” and “crimes against humanity” allegedly committed against... read more

The U.S. economy added 4.8 million jobs. On today’s very special Jay Sekulow Live and The Logan Sekulow ReProgram , we discussed the fact that the latest jobs report shows that the economy has added 4.8 million jobs. We also were joined by special guests, Sean Hannity, country superstar John Rich, and television legend Wink Martindale. Director of the U.S. Economic Council Larry Kudlow said the following on Fox News: Well, it’s a spectacular number. What we’ve done here, basically, is created 8... read more

The motto of the United States Army Chaplain Corps is Pro Deo et Patria, Latin which means “For God and Country.” As the Army is the oldest branch of the U.S. military, that motto is significant, for the spirit and the meaning of that phrase is not only a part of the U.S. Army—it is foundational to our nation itself. As we celebrate Independence Day on July 4, 2020, we must remember the central backdrop of religion in the minds of our Founders and in the historical documents of our nation. For... read more

At the ACLJ, we have been periodically updating you on the work the U.S. Senate has been doing to confirm judges at quite a rapid pace . Last week, upon confirming Judge Cory Wilson to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit by a tight vote of 52-48, the Senate reached a judicial milestone in confirming the 200th Article III judge during the Trump Administration. Since President Trump took office, the Senate has confirmed two Supreme Court Justices, 53 court of appeals judges, 143... read more

Welcome back to Fear City as the NYPD has one billion dollars cut from its budget. On today’s Jay Sekulow Live , we discussed the defunding of the New York City Police Department, as New York City just slashed one billion dollars from the NYPD’s budget. You’ve got homicide on the rise . You’ve got violent crime, gun crime specifically, on the rise. The amount of people who have been injured in serious criminal activities have been on the rise . We all watched as New York City burned during... read more

Yesterday, U.S. Supreme Court released an important ruling supporting school choice for parents. The American Center for Law & Justice (ACLJ) had filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the case urging the High Court to uphold the school choice program at issue. In its 5-4 decision in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue , the Court declared: A State need not subsidize private education. But once a State decides to do so, it cannot disqualify some private schools solely because they are... read more

As part of our ongoing Government Accountability Project , we recently released our Winter 2019 through Spring 2020 FOIA Report providing some updates on our ongoing Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and litigation. In response to troubling reports of Deep State activities, the ACLJ has utilized FOIA to request documents and records from federal government agencies with the intent of shedding light on the ongoing corruption and lawlessness. We’ve also engaged various state governments... read more

The latest Supreme Court ruling was a major victory for school choice and religious liberty. On today’s Jay Sekulow Live , we discussed the major victory for school choice at the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court, again, ruled in a 5-4 decision. Chief Justice John Roberts wrote the majority opinion for the Supreme Court, you could say, the right way. It was a school choice case, the Espinoza case. We’ve talked about it on the air when we at the ACLJ launched our School Choice Initiative. For... read more

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its ruling in the case of June Medical Services v. Russo . Splitting 5-4, the majority of Justices invalidated a Louisiana state requirement that abortionists have admitting privileges at a hospital. As we previously reported , the ACLJ had filed an amicus brief supporting the Louisiana law and attacking the myth that abortion is safer than childbirth. The law in question subjected abortionists to the hospital credentialing process and thus would help... read more

The Supreme Court ruled against life today. On today’s Jay Sekulow Live , we discussed the Supreme Court’s latest ruling against life. Chief Justice John Roberts cast the deciding vote. In yet another 5-4 Supreme Court decision, the Supreme Court struck down a law that was similar to a Texas law that the court struck down in 2016. There was a major flip in one of the justices. That was the Chief Justice. When the similar Texas law which was actually broader, came before the Supreme Court, Chief... read more