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The Obama Administration Just Doesn’t Get Religious Liberty

FRANCIS J. MANION, ACLJ In the latest twist in the ongoing saga over the HHS Mandate -- the Obama Administration’s effort to force all employers...

Court Allows Catholic Diocese’s Lawsuit to Proceed Against the HHS Mandate

EDWARD WHITE, ACLJ There are now forty-four lawsuits challenging the HHS Mandate, which requires most employers, under pain of penalty, to pay for employee health...

Iran Mocks Justice – Convicts and Sentences American Pastor Saeed

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ Our worst fears have been realized. This morning in Tehran on an empty promise that American Pastor Saeed Abedini might be released,...

State Dept. & White House Condemn Iran, Call for Release of Saeed

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ Very important developments in Washington today concerning the case of American Pastor Saeed Abedini, who is imprisoned – and current whereabouts unknown...

Saeed’s Whereabouts Unknown to Family, Raises Concerns

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. ...

School Censors God From First Grader’s Poem

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY A first-grade girl in West Marion, North Carolina, was going to read a poem she wrote at her school's Veterans Day assembly...

American Pastor Saeed – Shut Out of His Iranian Trial

JAY SEKULOW, ACLJ It's unlike any judicial system in the world. Yesterday, American Pastor Saeed Abedini went to court in Iran with his attorney to...

Saeed’s Bail Rejected – Will Iran Uphold Religious Liberty?

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...

Open Letter to President Obama

January 21, 2013 Mr. President: Many Americans are praying for you as you are inaugurated today. I am among them, as I participate today in the...

State Department, White House Spoke Out for Pastor Youcef, Why Not Saeed?

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ An American citizen stands trial before an infamous “hanging judge” after sustaining beatings and abuse by his Iranian captors simply because of...

49 Members of House and Senate Urge State Department Action on Saeed’s Behalf

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ 37 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 12 U.S. Senators sent letters to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on behalf...

ACLU Targets Rhode Island

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY It's unclear why, but the ACLU has targeted Rhode Island in an attempt to stop some activities that were going on in...

NSC: “Release” American Citizen Saeed Abedini “Immediately”

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ The U.S. Government has for the first time provided a public statement demanding the “release” of Pastor Saeed Abedini, an American citizen...

Religious Freedom Day, Really?

BY CAROL SOELBERG Have you ever wondered why the first pillar of respect for United Families International is "to promote laws, political structures, and religious...

Religious Freedom Day But Not for Pastor Saeed

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ Today is Religious Freedom Day.  As President Obama proclaimed, “Today, we also remember that religious liberty is not just an American right;...

Iran Pursues Sham Trial Against American Pastor in One Week

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ American Pastor Saeed Abedini’s Iranian lawyer was finally permitted to see Saeed’s court file.  What he discovered is that Pastor Saeed’s trial...

A Lesson in the First Amendment for Schools

JAY SEKULOW, ACLJ The debate over religion and free speech in the classroom is in the spotlight again. This time, a teacher is suing a...

Obama’s Unprecedented Attacks on the Constitution Must Stop

JAY SEKULOW, ACLJ There's a troubling pattern developing at the White House. President Obama is launching a direct attack on our fundamental freedoms - the...

He fought Muslim Turks in Serbia, then founded the Colony of Georgia…

Educated at Oxford, James Oglethorpe joined the Austrian army at age 17 and helped free Belgrade, Serbia, from Muslim Turks. Returning to England, he unintentionally...

State Department: “Serious Concerns” about Pastors Imprisonment

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ Today, at its daily press briefing a spokesperson for the U.S. State Department spoke out for the first time about American Pastor...

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