Young student was threatened with punishment for completing book report on Bible stories LIBERTY ALERTS, ACLJ “In our system, state-operated schools may not be enclaves of totalitarianism. School officials do not possess absolute authority over their students. . . . tudents may not be regarded as closed-circuit recipients of only that...
LIBERTY ALERTS, ACLJ Everyone’s heard the old adage, people who live in glass houses should not throw stones. Well based on the accusations being hurled by Big Abortion ambassador Cecile Richards, the house should be shattering all around her. Cecile Richards, who recently jumped ship from her role as CEO of...
LIBERTY ALERTS, ACLJ Imagine if your job could force you to murder an innocent person. Recently we told you that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) proposed a rule to protect that fundamental medical principle called “Protecting Statutory Conscience Rights in Health Care.” The rule ensures “that persons or entities are not...
Over Carter Center funding and potential “material support or resources” to Hamas and Other Jihadists Stuart J. Roth, ACLJ Recently, in furtherance of our efforts to stop funding terrorists at war with Israel, we filed suit under the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA) against the U.S. Department of State to obtain documents relating...
Big Abortion sues Indiana for forcing it to report medical complications and submit to inspection LIBERTY ALERTS, ACLJ Big Abortion is heading to an Indiana federal court to fight a new law that would force them to reveal any medical complications that take place inside their clinics. Our question is, what are...
MARSHALL GOLDMAN, ACLJ Recently, the ACLJ was contacted by a man (who asked to remain anonymous for this article) who was dealing with disturbing religious discrimination in his Midwest city. This past year, he and his team of volunteers were allowed to share the Gospel, have Christ-centered conversations, and hand out...
ACLJ Uncovers Major Political Bias from Ambassador Power in the Final Days of Obama Administration JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ We’ve all seen the reports of the unprecedented unmasking of U.S. citizens by senior Obama official, Ambassador Samantha Power, in the final days of the of the Administration – to the tune of...
SHAHERYAR GILL, ACLJ It’s a tragic case, but our team has just secured a significant step toward justice for the family of a Christian boy who was beaten to death by Pakistani police, ensuring that his persecutors would not be free to inflict more horror on the Christian community as...
Obama Closed War Memorials to Veterans; Trump Kept Them Open JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ During the shutdown of 2013, the Obama Administration turned our public lands and war memorials into political weapons, denying veterans access to the very monuments built in their honor. We were there; we stepped in; we stopped it....
LIBERTY ALERTS, ACLJ The U.S. State Department has placed Pakistan on a Special Watch List for severe violations of religious freedom. Under the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998, the Secretary of State annually designates countries that systematically and egregiously violate religious freedom as “Countries of Particular Concern” (CPC). On January 4, 2018, the...
LIBERTY ALERTS, ACLJ Christians face grave danger in Egypt and are targeted year round by violent Islamic terrorists. One of the most recent examples of the relentless persecution occurred on Friday, December 29, 2017, when, according to reports, jihadists carried out two terror attacks against Coptic Christians resulting in the death of 9...
LIBERTY ALERTS, ACLJ Planned Parenthood just released their 2016–2017 annual report. The findings are clear: over 320,000 abortions committed in the last year; over half a billion in government funding; nearly $100 million in profit (a staggering 27% increase over the prior year). Big Abortion is big business. Last year, Planned Parenthood...
—A Jihadist Anti-Christian Hotbed LIBERTY ALERTS, ACLJ The Trump Administration has just announced it is freezing upwards of $1 billion in security assistance funds to Pakistan. For years, Pakistan has taken billions in U.S. tax dollars while supporting enemies of the United States, including the Taliban and Al Qaeda. No more. Now,...
LIBERTY ALERTS, ACLJ There are far too many examples of the devastation that occurs when ISIS gets its way. And Marawi is the most recent illustration. After six months of terror and violence at the hands of ISIS, Philippine forces valiantly liberated Marawi, one of its cities on the southern...
EDWARD WHITE, ACLJ Yesterday, the Supreme Court ordered the National Abortion Federation (NAF) to respond to the petition for writ of certiorari the American Center for Law & Justice (ACLJ) recently filed on behalf of Troy Newman, a former board member of the Center for Medical Progress (CMP). The petition...
EDWARD WHITE, ACLJ Yesterday, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals stayed most of a Hawaii federal judge’s recent injunction against President Trump’s Proclamation to begin enhanced vetting procedures of foreign nationals seeking entry into the United States. The injunction prevented the full implementation of the Proclamation, which was issued on September 24th. Back in March,...
MICHELLE, TERRY, ACLJ The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) today filed an amicus curiae brief – friend-of-the-court brief – at the Supreme Court of the United States in support of legislative prayer. In the case Rowan County, North Carolina v. Lund, we are asking the Court to support the county’s request to...
SHAHERYAR GILL, ACLJ A young Christian, Sonu Arshad, and his family in Pakistan are on the run after a Facebook post containing the logo of a local Muslim TV channel called for killing Arshad and burning Christian homes and churches. Our international affiliate, the European Centre for Law and Justice’s (ECLJ)...
LIBERTY ALERTS, ACLJ The United Nations just announced a plan to pay the Palestinian Authority (PA), a known sponsor of terror, over $18,000,000 to wage lawfare against the State of Israel. In their recently released U.N. Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) for 2018–2022, the U.N. outlines it plans to cooperate with the...
LIBERTY ALERTS, ACLJ On October 31, 2017 Sayfullo Saipov murdered eight innocents and seriously injured twelve others in New York City in an act of terror. Saipov perpetrated this brutal attack with a rented truck, running down pedestrians before crashing into a school bus. Then, he got out of the truck...
JAY SEKULOW, ACLJ We have just obtained a resounding victory in our legal challenge to the IRS’s political targeting of conservative organizations. In an unprecedented victorious conclusion to our years-long legal battle against the IRS, the bureaucratic agency has just admitted in federal court that it wrongfully targeted Tea Party and...
LIBERTY ALERTS, ACLJ The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) just announced their draft HHS Strategic Plan, FY 2018–2022. Starting in 2010, HHS has been required to release a strategic plan every four years. This time their plan, for the first time ever, has explicitly recognized that life begins at...
LIBERTY ALERTS, ACLJ A week ago, the radical Islamist, al-Qaeda affiliated, Somali-based al-Shabaab terrorist group is believed to have struck again in their deadliest attack to date. A truck laden with explosives detonated in a busy Mogadishu intersection near the Safari Hotel and a host of government offices, restaurants, and shops. The ensuing...
LIBERTY ALERTS, ACLJ Shocking new information about President Obama’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, and her unprecedented unmasking requests has just come to light. As we reported, earlier: According to numerous reports, “ormer United Nations Ambassador Samantha Power is believed to have made ‘hundreds’ of unmasking requests to identify individuals named...
RELIGIOUS LIBERTY, ACLJ This week, President Trump delivered a powerful speech at the United Nations (U.N.) General Assembly. To aid in the fight against ISIS and to help end the genocide against Christians, President Trump called for the creation of in-region safe zones, something we’ve long advocated. In his maiden speech before the...
RELIGIOUS FREEDOM, ACLJ Christian South Sudanese refugee children are denied food in Sudan’s refugee camps unless they recite Islamic prayers. The U.S. Department of State includes three nations on its “State Sponsor of Terrorism” list. Sudan is one of them, along with Syria and Iran. Sudan was designated a State Sponsor of Terrorism in 1993....
Jay Sekulow is Chief Counsel of the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), one of the most prestigious law firms in the country. He is an accomplished Supreme Court advocate, renowned expert on religious liberty, a number 1 New York Times-bestselling author, and a respected broadcaster. Jay Sekulow is...
RIGHT TO LIFE, ACLJ Following the horrific violations of human rights that occurred during World War II, much of the world recognized the importance of establishing laws to protect the inherent right to life of all persons. As such, Article 6 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights...
RIGHT TO LIFE, ACLJ Planned Parenthood – the largest abortion provider in America – has a new ally in Negative Population Growth, Inc., or “NPG.” Described as an “anti-immigrant environmentalist group,” NPG “promote concepts such as ‘the two-child family,’” and “lowered rates of migration to the United States.” Even though NPG’s Proposed National Population Policy advocates...
JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ We’ve reported for months on the frightening Obama Administration “unmasking” scandal and other Obama deep state efforts to sabotage the new Administration and undermine the Constitution – and what we are doing about it. The momentum is starting to shift. Recent reports show that President Obama’s National Security Advisor Susan Rice is being...