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Liberty Counsel Applauds U.S. Justice Department For Filing Amicus Brief That Says Title VII Does Not Include Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity

The U.S. Justice Department (DOJ) filed an amicus brief in Zarda v. Altitude Express yesterday at the U.S. Federal Court of Appeals, which contends that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 bans gender discrimination, but does not include sexual orientation or gender identity, in the workplace. (more…)

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Jewish Legal Right to the Land Celebrates 95 Years

Today is the 95th anniversary of the "Mandate for Palestine" (Mandate), issued by the League of Nations, which granted Jews the legal right to establish citizenship in what was then called "Palestine." Effective July 24, 1922, the Mandate recognized the 1917 Balfour Declaration from Great Britain, which promised a Jewish state in the land (Preamble), established

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Palestinian Muslims Rebel Against Temple Mount Security

Following a deadly attack last Friday in which two Israel police officers were murdered and a third was seriously wounded, Israel temporarily closed the Temple Mount because they found that weapons had been smuggled into the Al-Aqsa Mosque. The Temple Mount, where the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the

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New Jersey Bill Enforces LGBT Agenda in Public Schools

A bill that directs the New Jersey Commissioner of Education to review and modify public school guidelines to accommodate and promote the rights of "transgender" students, in accordance with current State or federal laws and regulations, has passed the Senate and the Assembly and goes to the Governor for consideration.

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Judge Rules Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis and Rowan County Are Not Liable for Same-Sex Couple’s Attorney’s Fees

Today, U.S. District Judge David Bunning ruled that neither Kim Davis nor Rowan County are liable for attorney's fees over the marriage license issue that began in 2015. Judge Bunning did overrule the Magistrate's Findings and Recommendations that concluded the ACLU was not entitled to any attorney's fees because the plaintiffs were

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“Survivors” Episode from Why Israel Matters TV Show Illustrates Incredible Perseverance of Israelis

"Survivors" will re-air tonight on the original TV series Why Israel Matters on the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN), which is partnering with the producers of the series, Christians in Defense of Israel (CIDI) and Liberty Counsel. This episode depicts how God has gifted the Israeli people with great perseverance, which

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Christians United for Israel Hosts Summit in Washington DC

Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the largest pro-Israel organization in the United States, hosted its 12th Annual Washington, D.C. Summit yesterday in the Washington Convention Center. Liberty Counsel's Director of Public Policy, Jonathan Alexandre, and Liberty Counsel's D.C. interns were among the 5,000 attendees. (more…)

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Indiana Schools Discriminate Against Christian Club

  Liberty Counsel is presenting argument in federal court today to require an Indiana school district to grant Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF) equal access to school facilities for the ministry's Good News Clubs. The case, Child Evangelism Fellowship of Indiana, Inc. v. Indiana Metropolitan School District of Pike Township, seeks to

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LISTEN: Pastors Sue Coca-Cola and the American Beverage Association (UCNN 07/15/17)

https://soundcloud.com/danielwhyteiii/pastors-sue-coca-cola-and-the-american-beverage-association-ucnn-071517 1. WashPost - William Lamar, the senior pastor at D.C.’s historic Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church, is tired of presiding over funerals for parishioners who died of heart disease, diabetes and stroke. So on Thursday, he and another prominent African American pastor filed suit against Coca-Cola and the American Beverage

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24 So-called Conservative Legislators Cave To LGBT Agenda By Voting To Defeat Amendment That Would Have Ended Use of Military Funding For “Sex-Change” Surgeries

The House of Representatives voted 209 to 214 yesterday to defeat the amendment that would have put an end to the use of military funding for "sex change" surgeries. There are 24 Republicans who voted on the side of the LGBT lobby to defeat the amendment. (more…)

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Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) Admonishes GuideStar for SPLC “Hate Group” Label of Leading Christian Nonprofit Organizations

The Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) recently sent a letter to GuideStar reprimanding them for their recent labeling of Liberty Counsel and certain other nonprofit organizations as "hate groups" at the recommendation of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). (more…)

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Plaintiffs Still Seek to Punish Kim Davis, Kentucky County Clerk who Refused To Issue Marriage Licenses To Same-Sex Couples

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, represented by Liberty Counsel, filed new Motions to Dismiss this week in the 2015 marriage license lawsuits Ermold v. Davis and Yates v. Davis, which seek to punish Davis financially for refusing to violate her deeply held religious convictions. The two cases were dismissed a year ago but

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North Carolina Magistrates Win Religious Liberty After Appeals Court Upholds State Law That Allows Them To Opt Out of Performing Same-Sex Marriages

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals handed North Carolina magistrates a huge victory by ruling that the plaintiffs who opposed their religious liberty opt out of same-sex "marriage" lacked standing to challenge the law. (more…)

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Liberty Counsel Sues GuideStar Over False “Hate Group” Label

Liberty Counsel filed a federal lawsuit against GuideStar over the false and defamatory "hate group" label it placed on GuideStar's Liberty Counsel page. The lawsuit charges GuideStar with violating the federal Lanham Act, along with state law violations of Interference with Business Expectancy and Defamation. The suit seeks a permeant

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The Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) argues religious freedom cases before the Supreme Court. (Image: ADF / Facebook)

Christian Organizations Are Now Being Labeled as “Hate Groups” On Top U.S. Charity Site

Several Christian organizations known for their advocacy on behalf of traditional marriage and families were recently labeled hate groups on one of America’s top charity research sites, GuideStar. (more…)

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Victory For American Pastor Falsely Accused of ‘Crimes Against Humanity’ For Preaching Against Homosexuality Multiple Times In Uganda

  Late yesterday, Liberty Counsel client and American pastor Scott Lively won summary judgment against the foreign LGBT activists, Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG), which sued Lively for sharing his biblical views on homosexuality during three visits to Uganda in 2002 and 2009. The summary judgment order, entered by U.S. District Judge

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Liberty Counsel Says Pastor Joel Hunter’s Hosting of Pro-Homosexual Event at His Northland Community Church Is ‘Heresy’

A prominent evangelical church in Florida is receiving criticism for hosting a seminar that was sponsored by a group that aims to reform Christian teaching on sexual orientation and "gender identity." (more…)

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Megachurch Pastor Joel Hunter Receives Criticism for Hosting Seminar on ‘LGBTQ Inclusion and Understanding In the Church’, But Says His Stance Against Homosexuality Has Not Changed

Despite criticism that an Orlando-based megachurch fell into the "trap" of LGBT affirmation, Senior Pastor Joel Hunter says this is simply not the case. (more…)

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