Matthew Clark

Matthew Clark is Senior Counsel for Digital Advocacy with the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ). Matt earned a Juris Doctor & Master’s Degree in Public Policy from Regent University where he served as the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Regent Journal of Law & Public Policy. He also currently serves as a Senior Research Associate for the Centre for the Study of Law & Public Policy at Oxford University.

2012 Victories: Protecting Churches

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ This is the latest installment in a year-end series looking back at a few of the hundreds of victories by the ACLJ...

2012 Victories: Sonogram Law Upheld, Saves Lives

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ This is the latest installment in a year-end series looking back at a few of the hundreds of victories by the ACLJ...

2012: A Year of Victories for Life & Liberty

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ Together, through our attorneys and our members, the ACLJ has achieved significant victories this year. We have helped promote and defend pro-life laws....

Pastor Nadarkhani: “What Your Prayers Did for Me”

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ Christian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani recently spoke at an international human rights conference in London about his imprisonment in Iran for his faith. He...

Counting our Blessings this Thanksgiving

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ As Americans we have immense freedoms and enjoy great blessings. This year at the ACLJ we have a lot to be thankful...

Israeli Civilians the Target of Palestinian Terrorists

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ One thing that is often lost as hundreds upon hundreds of terrorist rockets reign down on Israel is the real life effect...

Terrorists Use Children’s Playground as Cover

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ Hamas terrorists are not only launching hundreds of Rockets at Israeli civilians, they are using Palestinian children as human shields. The Palestinian terrorists...

Mojave Desert Cross Rededicated on Veterans Day

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ A historic war memorial known as the Mojave Desert Cross was returned to its rightful place in a fitting Veterans Day ceremony...

Defending Israel from Unfounded Investigation by the UN

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ The ACLJ’s international affiliate, the European Centre for Law and Justice (ECLJ), was given the opportunity to make a submission in defense...

Mainstream Media Helps Obama Hide Truth on Terrorist Attack

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ President Obama has misled the American people about the terrorist attack on our Ambassador and his team in Benghazi, Libya, and now...

Mother Teresa’s Defense of the Unborn at the U.S. Supreme Court

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ Many know of the incalculable work that Mother Teresa did for the poor and destitute children of Calcutta, but her tireless work...

Planned Parenthood’s War on Women Backfires

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ Planned Parenthood has been trying to create the “War on Women” for so long that they have now pushed themselves into an...

New Video Shows Planned Parenthood Targeting Baby Girls for Abortions

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ Not only does Planned Parenthood publicly oppose legislation that would prohibit sex-selection abortion, they are now on record encouraging and promoting this...

$13.5 Million in Taxpayer Funding Back to Planned Parenthood

Matthew Clark, ACLJ The state of Texas passed a law preventing Planned Parenthood affiliates in Texas from receiving taxpayer dollars. Planned Parenthood successfully sued to...

Federal Appeals Court: Texas Can Defund Planned Parenthood

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned a federal district court ruling that prevented the State of Texas from defunding Planned...

Mojave Desert Cross War Memorial Will Stand

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ A cross that was first erected nearly 80 years ago by the Veterans of Foreign Wars in honor of the heroes of...

Obama Called Out by Courts on Judicial Review

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ "Does the Department of Justice recognize that federal courts have the authority in appropriate circumstances to strike federal statutes because of one...

Justices Wrestle with Forced Medicaid Expansion on the States

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ Yesterday afternoon’s argument on the constitutionality of ObamaCare’s expansion of Medicaid began with critiques of the States’ argument, but ended with several...

Europe: Assisted Suicide “Must Always be Prohibited”

RIGHT TO LIFE, MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ We are pleased to report a major victory for life in Europe. The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of...

HHS: ObamaCare Requires Coverage of Abortion Drugs

RELIGIOUS FREEDOM, ACLJ The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced its official interpretation of ObamaCare that all health insurance plans must...