Post tagged with Freedom of Religion
October 14th, 201105:38 PM ETAuthor: ADF Legal Counsel David Hacker Sharing your faith at Northwestern University just got a bit harder. ADF was recently notified that last spring, Northwestern (NU) quietly released a list of “ethical guidelines” for religious student groups on campus. The document, sent to campus ministry leaders, “articulate[s] the Universit...
September 27th, 201101:27 PM ETAuthor: The Alliance Defense Fund This Wednesday, September 28th, students will be getting together across the nation at their various schools for a very special event called “See You at the Pole”. See You At The Pole is student-initiated, student-organized, and student-led prayer gathering that takes place at school flagpoles. Thousands o...
September 21st, 201110:09 AM ETAuthor: ADF Senior Counsel Gregory S. Baylor Is working where religious activities occur like working at a building with asbestos ceiling tiles? The federal government and a number of states help students pay for college through “work-study” programs. The government helps pay the wages of participating students at eligible employer...
September 19th, 201104:05 PM ETThe following opinion column appeared on Townhall.com on 9/19/11. Author: ADF Senior Counsel David Cortman On college and university campuses around the country, officials are increasingly using “nondiscrimination” policies to deny religious groups the right to choose prospective members and leaders based on whether they share the group’s r...
September 16th, 201110:36 AM ETAuthor: ADF Legal Counsel Jeremy Tedesco See You At The Pole (SYATP) is an annual, global, student-organized and student-led event where public school students gather around the flagpole at their schools to pray for their schools, friends, teachers, government, and nation. SYATP will occur this year on September 28. The constitut...
September 06th, 201104:37 PM ETThe following opinion column appeared on Townhall.com on 9/6/11. Author: ADF President, CEO, and General Counsel Alan Sears. In our time, a lot of attention is paid to outward symbols of religion. Around the world, various governments and workplaces have disallowed the wearing of crosses, for example, often in an effort to avoid giving “offense...
September 02nd, 201112:11 PM ETAuthor: ADF Senior Counsel Gregory S. Baylor The Daily Tar Heel reports that University of North Carolina officials will investigate whether a Christian a capell singing group violated university policy banning "sexual orientation" discrimination. The group, Psalm 100, unanimously voted to remove from membership a student whose ...
August 16th, 201105:19 PM ETThe following opinion column appeared on spectator.org on 8/16/11. Authors: ADF Senior Counsel Joseph P. Infranco and ADF Senior Counsel Byron Babione As the horror and a lingering disbelief over the events of Sept. 11, 2001 settled on the nation the day following the terrorist attack, a retired firefighter struggled through the wreckage at groun...
July 06th, 201104:42 PM ETAuthor: ADF Senior Counsel Gregory S. Baylor Yet another assault on freedom from the non-discrimination juggernaut: Catholic University of America faces litigation over its plan to transition to single-sex dorms. In a Wall Street Journal column announcing the decision, CUA President John Garvey explained that when male an...
July 06th, 201111:17 AM ETThis opinion column originally appeared on townhall.com on 7/5/11 Author: ADF President, CEO, and General Counsel Alan Sears Having just celebrated July 4, the anniversary of the signing of theDeclaration of Independence, it behooves us to consider the foundation upon which that document rests: a foundation that not only supports the words of Tho...
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