Testimonies of Women Harmed by Abortion Presented to U.S. Supreme Court

On February 1, the American Freedom Law Center (AFLC) filed an amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) brief in the U.S. Supreme Court in support of Texas’ right to adopt medical regulations that have the purpose and effect of protecting women from the harmful effects of abortion.  The case, Whole Woman’s…

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Federal Circuit Court of Appeals Finds First Amendment Applies to Trademarks and Rules that “Disparaging” Cannot Be Used to Deny Expressive Trademarks Like “Stop Islamisation of America”

As a kind of Christmas present to liberty and the U.S. Constitution, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, sitting en banc (the entire court), today reversed more than 30-years of jurisprudence by holding that trademark registration under the Lanham Act deserves First Amendment protection.  The import of this holding is…

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Federal Judge Slaps CAIR’s Attempt to Reopen Discovery

On December 17, 2015, Federal Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, sitting in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, denied the Council on American-Islamic Relation’s (CAIR) motion to reopen discovery in what has become known as the Muslim Mafia Trial. CAIR, which bills itself as “America’s largest Muslim civil liberties…

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U.S. Supreme Court to Hear AFLC Challenge to HHS Mandate

Late last Friday (November 6), the U.S. Supreme Court granted the American Freedom Law Center’s (AFLC) petition for writ of certiorari, agreeing to review AFLC’s challenge to the HHS “contraceptive services” mandate brought on behalf of Priests for Life and several of its executives, including Father Frank Pavone, the national…

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