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Christians in Nigeria are living in danger every minute because of their faith. The constant threat of abduction, torture, and murder by radical Muslim terrorist groups hangs over them daily. The ACLJ has just taken action, demanding the worlds’ leaders intervene to end this nightmare for Nigeria’s Christians. We’ve just delivered a critical written submission to the U.N. Human Rights Council, recounting the dire situation for Nigeria’s Christians and reminding them of their obligation to act. read more

Pakistani Christians often face violent persecution, torture, police abuse, and even murder because of their faith. We refuse to accept this and have taken action to defend these Christians. We just filed a critical legal submission through our European affiliate, the European Centre for Law and Justice (ECLJ), at the U.N. Human Rights Council (HRC). We are urging the worlds’ leaders to demand Pakistan stop turning a blind eye and act on its obligations to protect its endangered Christians. read more

The situation for Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani has taken a dire turn. After a brutal home raid where he was attacked and arrested, Pastor Youcef has been imprisoned again, far away from his family. We recently told you how Iranian authorities in plain clothes violently beat Pastor Youcef in his home while his horrified family watched. It was reported the agents even tasered his teenage son with an electric baton. Now sources are reporting Pastor Youcef has been sentenced to ten years in Iran’s... read more

Big Abortion is launching a massive propaganda campaign to activate its supporters and attack life. Planned Parenthood has rolled out an online initiative it calls “Unstoppable” – featuring pro-abortion artists and celebrities, and urging its supporters to sign an abortion “manifesto.” The intent is to use music and flashy graphics to convince young voters that protecting free taxpayer funded abortion is somehow equated with civil rights. The website includes a highly-produced video using a pop... read more

On Friday, July 20 th , a rising junior at Stanford University with a documented history of making anti-Israel and anti-Semitic statements on social media posted an expletive-laced tirade on Facebook directly threatening physical violence against fellow students and community members at Stanford who might dare to disagree with his views: Incredibly enough, this student was set to be a Resident Advisor (RA) at one of the Stanford dormitories. An RA is responsible for the wellbeing of other... read more

As the President’s promised sanctions against Iran go into effect, angry Iranian mobs are flooding the streets with their fists in the air, but their chants are not “death to America.” They are calling out their own corrupt government, chanting “death to the dictator” and demanding a regime change. In displays of protest reminiscent of those we told you about at the start of 2018, the people of Iran have again taken to the streets all across their country to decry the mistreatment and poor... read more

Sekulow: "High Level Negotiations for Pastor Brunson – Pt. 2" Ep. 483

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High level negotiations for Pastor Brunson's release are ongoing. / / / The following is part 2 of episode 482: We confirmed the Turkish government issued an order releasing Pastor Andrew from prison and allowing him to be returned to his house in Turkey, where he currently is. This is a critical...

Five years ago, we celebrated a major victory when due to the diligent legal advocacy work of the ACLJ and the unwavering support and prayers of ACLJ members, Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani – sentenced to die in Iran for “apostasy” – was set free. Today we must ask you once again to pray for Pastor Youcef and his family after he was reportedly arrested and brutally beaten in his own home, and his young son was tasered by Iranian authorities. Sources report that plain clothes Iranian agents raided... read more

Shortly after President Trump’s election, the ACLJ issued its ambitious agenda for reform . Our agenda proposed the repeal and replacement of Obamacare with a focus on the advancement of a patient-centered, consumer-driven program emphasizing choice and competition, including taking affirmative steps to waive or eliminate fines associated with the individual mandate. We also called for the reversal of the Obama Administration’s decision to sign onto the Paris Climate accord, the streamlining of... read more

The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) has filed an amicus brief with the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit defending an Ohio law that prohibited taxpayer dollars from flowing to abortion providers. The law bars organizations that provide and advocate for abortion from participating in six state health education programs related to pregnancy support, maternal health and STD/HIV prevention. Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit in federal court, claiming the law violated its... read more