(Bridgeport, CT) â€“ The American Center for Law and Justice, an international public interest law firm, said today a federal judge has issued a Preliminary Injunction against the Town of New Milford, Connecticut prohibiting the town from blocking a Connecticut family from continuing to hold prayer meetings inside their private residence.
(Boston, MA) -- The American Center for Law and Justice, an international public interest law firm, announced today it has filed a federal lawsuit charging religious discrimination against a school district in Massachusetts that has refused to permit a Christian organization to use its facilities after-hours â€“ just days after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that such discriminatory action is unconstitutional.
McMINNVILLE, Ore. (BP)--If a city were to display a manger scene on the courthouse lawn or post the Ten Commandments in the council chambers, the American Civil Liberties Union would threaten a lawsuit. However, let a community depict a pagan goddess in a public arena and the ACLU is strangely silent.
On the evening of April 13th at 10:00pm, the Tufts Community Union Judiciary (TCUJ) ruled to derecognize the Tufts Christian Fellowship (TCF) as a campus student organization.
CINCINNATI (BP)--The Sixth U.S. Court of Appeals ruled April 25 that Ohio's state motto, "With God, all things are possible," violates the U.S. Constitution and must be thrown out.
(Washington, DC) â€“ The American Center for Law and Justice, an international public interest law firm, said today a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court overturning a federal appeals court that prevented a New York Christian youth group from using a public school after-hours is â€œan important victory for the First Amendment and sends a powerful message that religious organizations must receive equal treatment.â€
(Hauppague, New York) -- The American Center for Law and Justice, an international public interest law firm, announced today that a federal appeals court has overturned a lower court ruling clearing the way for a Long Island, New York church and its pastor to lawfully use facilities owned and operated by the Town of Babylon.
(Boston, MA) â€“ The American Center for Law and Justice, an international public interest law firm, announced today that the City of Newburyport, Massachusetts has replaced two commemorative brick pavers that were removed by the city from a city park because they contained religious messages.
LAKE STEVENS, Wash. - Rutherford Institute affiliate attorneys have successfully intervened on behalf of students at Lake Stevens High School who were denied their rights to establish an officially recognized extracurricular Bible club.
TULSA, Okla. - Rutherford Institute affiliate attorneys have settled a lawsuit brought on behalf of two students and one teacher who were denied their constitutional rights to form an extracurricular Bible club at McLain High School Career Academy. The lawsuit charges that McLain school officials violated the studentsâ€™ and teacherâ€™s First Amendment rights of free speech, freedom of association, and freedom from discrimination on the basis of religion as well as their Fourteenth Amendment right of equal protection, and the Federal Equal Access Act.
WASHINGTON (ABP) -- Amid reports of worsening religious-freedom abuses in the Sudan, a United States commission is urging the Bush administration to mount a comprehensive and sustained campaign to pressure the Muslim-dominated government to improve its record on human rights.
WASHINGTON D.C., 6 November 2000 (Newsroom) -- Religious freedom around the world is deteriorating, according to a report by Freedom Houseâ€™s Center for Religious Freedom in Washington, D.C.
KADUNA, Nigeria, 13 March 2000 (Newsroom) -- About 300 Christians of the Kabe ethnic group in the city of Kaduna were abducted and forced to renounce their faith by their Muslim captors during religious clashes in the state last month, according to a human rights group.
21 February 2000 (Newsroom) -- Authorities in central Russia are trying to shut down 13 religious communities in accord with the country's new law on religion, the Keston News Service reports.
1 May 2000 (Newsroom) -- A panel commissioned by the United States to monitor religious freedom issued its first report on Monday, calling for measures to be taken against China and Sudan if they fail to improve their treatment of religious believers. The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom also warned that religious liberty in Russia is in danger of taking a turn for the worse.