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Christina Stierhoff

Christina Stierhoff serves as an Associate Counsel with the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), where she works primarily in the areas of First Amendment issues and international human rights. Christina received a Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Affairs with Distinction from the University of Virginia, and her Juris Doctor with Honors from Regent University School of Law. She served as a Staff Editor for the Regent University Law Review and a Senior Editor for the Journal of Global Justice and Public Policy, where she authored a comment published in the Journal addressing the European Court of Human Rights’ decision protecting the life of an unborn child in Parrilo v. Italy. Prior to her work for the ACLJ, Christina garnered legal experience during her apprenticeships at the Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney for the City of Virginia Beach and the European Center for Law and Justice (ECLJ). Additionally, Christina received the Best Brief – Regional Award and the Second Best Brief – World Award in Oxford University’s Price Media Law Moot Court Competition in 2016. Christina is admitted to practice law in the state of Virginia.

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ACLJ Secures Another Victory for Religious Exercise in the Workplace

By Christina Stierhoff1609861763434

As understood by the God-fearing people who fled to a new land in search of religious liberty, our country was founded on the idea that all citizens are free to exercise their religion in their daily lives, including while at work. Thus, when the ACLJ was contacted by an individual, a Messianic...

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FFRF Delivers Threats Against Public Officials Offering Prayer

By Christina Stierhoff1598990088874

During the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, we noted the disgraceful way that Freedom From Religion Foundation (“FFRF”) was attacking local officials who had invoked a day of prayer during the national emergency. FFRF sent threatening letters to governors and mayors, attempting to silence their First...

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Despicable: Attacking Public Officials Offering Prayer During Crisis

By Christina Stierhoff1588942800000

It’s quite frankly despicable. To use the COVID-19 pandemic to seek to attack public officials who are offering support and prayer for their constituents facing an unprecedented health crisis, should be unthinkable. But it is happening right now. There is nothing new about the Freedom From Religion...

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Win: Eighth Circuit Halts Elective Abortions During Pandemic

By Christina Stierhoff1587653491473

This week two circuit courts have made it clear that elective abortion is not an absolute right. Yesterday, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals ordered the district court to vacate most of its TRO that excluded elective abortions from Arkansas’s emergency measures that prohibited elective...

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5th Circuit Halts Most Elective Abortions in Texas

By Christina Stierhoff1587425439865

5th Circuit Upholds Texas Temporary Elective Abortion Ban

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Planned Parenthood Going Rogue in Numerous States

By Christina Stierhoff1585165015521

Sidewalk Outside Abortion Clinic Not Pro-Life Speech Free Zone

By Christina Stierhoff1583956282489