Orlando, FL – Liberty Counsel has entered into a strategic partnership with seven other pro-life organizations to launch LifeUnited.org, a website that provides a wide range of resources in order to end abortion and help women and families victimized by abortion.
LifeUnited is a collaboration of eight unique groups, including Liberty Counsel, Life Continue reading →
Richmond, VA – The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia on Friday set briefing and oral argument dates in the Obamacare case of Liberty University v. Geithner. Liberty Counsel represents Liberty University and two private individuals in this case. On November 26, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court directed the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to rehear the case. Liberty Counsel’s brief is due February 27, and oral argument will occur the week of May 14-17. The Court directed briefing on the following issues:
Lewis F. Powell, Jr. U.S. Courthouse in Richmond, Virginia. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Whether, in light of Nat’l Fed’n of Indep. Bus. v. Sebelius, 132 S. Ct. 2566 (2012), the Anti-Injunction Act, 26 U.S.C. § 7421(a), bars this challenge to the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate, 26 U.S.C. § 4980H;
Whether, in light of NFIB, the employer mandate exceeds Congress’ powers under the Commerce, Necessary and Proper, and Taxing and Spending Clauses; and Continue reading →
Tempe, AZ — The Tempe City Court on Thursday dismissed a case against evangelist Doru Neamtu, who was accused in September 2012 by Tempe police of “aggressive solicitation” and arrested on a Failure to Provide Identification charge.
Liberty Counsel defended Neamtu in the case, who they successfully contended has for many years has been discriminated against by harassment for street Continue reading →
Atlanta, GA – Hallmark Management Company has settled with Daniel and Sharon Dixon, after firing and evicting them from a property management position for having a piece of artwork hanging in their office that contained a Scripture reference. Liberty Counsel successfully represented the Dixons in the case of Dixon v. Hallmark Companies and will be awarded $76,250.
Hallmark Management Company has no relation to the greeting card company.
Daniel and Sharon Dixon were the employees and tenants of a government-subsidized facility, Continue reading →
Washington D.C. – Liberty Counsel has agreed to represent Rev. Scott Lively, an evangelical pastor who was sued in a Massachusetts federal court by a foreign group called Sexual Minorities of Uganda (SMUG). The premise for this lawsuit is based upon the Alien Tort Statute (ATS).
The ATS provides a cause of action for violations of international laws that are “specific, universal, and obligatory.” Courts have found torture, cruel, inhuman, Continue reading →
Washington, D.C. – People are gathering in over 100 cities across the nation this Friday, March 23, to take a stand for their constitutional rights and freedoms. After President Obama stated last month that all religious institutions will be forced to include contraceptives and Continue reading →
The Price of Liberty is Eternal Vigilance. While the title I have chosen represents only one among many and differently attributed variations of this wise observation, accurate phrasing and attribution are of less importance when compared to the urgency and importance each one of us must place upon understanding–and embodying–the unchanging among variations message. Continue reading →
One of most troubling aspects of the growth of government is how it has limited our creativity in response to challenges of all kinds. This is especially apparent when financial difficulties confront us today. Instead of brainstorming as a society for fresh approaches to age-old difficulties, we pass the problems along to elected officials Continue reading →