JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ The Senate has just agreed to debate the repeal of ObamaCare.  This is a massive first step toward undoing more than 7 years of taxes, mandates, and pro-abortion legislation that has crippled our healthcare system. The motion to proceed to debate passed with the tie-breaking vote of Vice...
JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ Last night, we got another shocking revelation in the apparent corruption of fired FBI Director James Comey.  According to reports, at least four of the seven memos Comey drafted of privileged communications he had with the President contained classified information. As we reported, last month, in his testimony under oath...
Below are my prepared remarks in defense of Israel: It is an honor to stand here, at the United Nations of all places, celebrating – not condemning, but celebrating – the fiftieth anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem. Fifty years is a very special number in the Jewish tradition. The rabbis...
JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ This week, the United Nations (U.N.) continued its shameful attacks on Israel.  Next week, I am leading a team of senior ACLJ attorneys straight to the U.N. to fight back. The U.N.’s latest assault happened last week, when the United Nations Human Rights Council (U.N. HRC) met to...
JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ Wednesday of last week, fellow prisoners viciously beat American Pastor Saeed Abedini in prison. Unprovoked, fellow prisoners  attacked Pastor Saeed as he attempted to leave his cell, punching him in the face near his left eye and nose.  In addition to physically beating the persecuted pastor, prisoners demolished...
JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ Wednesday of last week, fellow prisoners viciously beat American Pastor Saeed Abedini in prison. Unprovoked, fellow prisoners  attacked Pastor Saeed as he attempted to leave his cell, punching him in the face near his left eye and nose.  In addition to physically beating the persecuted pastor, prisoners demolished...
JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ Moments ago, our team at the United Nations (U.N.) presented an oral intervention before the U.N. Human Rights Council on behalf of imprisoned Christian Pastor Saeed Abedini. Our international affiliate, the European Centre for Law and Justice (ECLJ), made the presentation on behalf of Pator Saeed – a...
JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ American Pastor Saeed Abedini – a U.S. citizen imprisoned for his Christian faith – has written a heartbreaking letter from his prison cell. He talks about both the difficulty of spending Christmas trapped in a cold dark prison cell and how his faith in Christ is carrying him...
JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ After spending two months in an Iranian hospital, we learned today that Pastor Saeed Abedini was removed from the hospital and taken back to Rajai Shahr Prison. The transfer came without any advance notice and family members in Iran confirmed that he was severely beaten at the hospital...
JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ After spending two months in an Iranian hospital, we learned today that Pastor Saeed Abedini was removed from the hospital and taken back to Rajai Shahr Prison. The transfer came without any advance notice and family members in Iran confirmed that he was severely beaten at the hospital...
JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ American Pastor Saeed Abedini wrote the following Easter message from his hospital room serving an eight year sentence for his Christian faith in Iran. Crucifying the resurrected “self” with Christ and resurrects our death faith with Christ. Happy Resurrection Day. On the Eve of Good Friday and Easter I was...
JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ American Pastor Saeed Abedini remains in a hospital room instead of a prison cell.  As we reported in mid-March, Pastor Saeed was taken from Rajai Shahr Prison to a hospital where he has received and continues to receive medication. Family members reported that a physician actually examined him...
JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which focuses on constitutional law, is urging a federal appeals court to reconsider a ruling backing a decision by a California high school to ban the American flag. The ACLJ has filed an amicus brief – on behalf of...
JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ This year, as the people of India prepare to elect a new Prime Minister, the United States House of Representatives is reminding the nation not to forget about its religious minorities. On November 18, 2013, Congressman Joseph Pitts introduced House Resolution 417, which expresses Congress’ support for India...
JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ One by one key Senate Democrats are joining Senator Ted Cruz and others on the right in calling for a delay of the ObamaCare individual mandate. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) is drafting a bill to delay the mandate by at least a year. Ten other Democrat Senators have signed...
JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ Last week when I tried to walk onto the World War 2 memorial I was abruptly escorted out by the police (see the picture below). I was not alone, as I witnessed veterans of the Iraq War and other wars denied access to the memorial. This act...
JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ It always seems to come down to the emails. Now, we are learning even more troubling facts about how the Internal Revenue Service specifically targeted Tea Party groups and why these conservative groups were singled out for illegal and unlawful treatment. The latest revelations come from emails sent by Lois...
JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ Very important developments in Washington today concerning the case of American Pastor Saeed Abedini, who is imprisoned – and current whereabouts unknown – in Iran because of his Christian beliefs. After more than 235,000 petition signatures, dozens of ACLJ media appearances, tireless efforts from his wife, Naghmeh, and...
JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ Iranian guards turned away the family of American Pastor Saeed Abedini this morning when they attempted to visit him in Evin Prison.  They were told Saeed was not there. On Monday, the first day of his trial and the only day he was allowed to be present and...
JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ Today Pastor Saeed Abedini appeared before Judge Pir-Abassi in Branch 26 of the Iranian Revolutionary Courts.  The prosecutor charged Pastor Saeed with attempting to undermine the Iranian government by creating a network of Christian house churches. The court presented evidence that dated back to the year 2000,...