Washington, D.C. – The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which is challenging Obamacare on behalf of more than 100 members of Congress and nearly 145,000 Americans, said it is encouraged by Tuesday’s oral arguments which raised serious questions about the constitutionality of the individual mandate, which forces Americans to purchase Continue reading
Washington, D.C. – The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), along with nearly 70,000 Americans, is calling on Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to change the mandate and “accommodation” on contraceptives to protect freedom of religion and the conscience rights of Americans. The ACLJ legal analysis, posted here, comes as nearly 70,000 Americans have signed on to an ACLJ petition urging Secretary Sebelius to reverse the troubling regulations. Continue reading
Washington, D.C. – The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) is applauding Rep. Joseph Pitts (R-PA) and others who introduced a resolution into the U.S. House of Representatives today condemning Iran for violating the human and religious rights of Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani and calling on Iran to release him immediately. The ACLJ says today’s introduction of a House resolution Continue reading
Washington, D.C. – Representing 57 members of Congress and more than 65,000 Americans, the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) on Monday urged the Supreme Court to overturn a federal appeals court decision that declared the Arizona immigration law unconstitutional.
“Our argument is clear: Arizona has the constitutional authority to implement policies to protect its borders and citizens – policies that mirror federal immigration law Continue reading
Washington, D.C. – The American Center for Law and Justice, focusing on constitutional law, filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court Monday urging the Justices to declare that the Anti-Injunction Act (AIA) does not apply to Obamacare. The ACLJ contends the AIA, which prohibits courts from preventing the federal government from assessing or Continue reading
Washington, DC – The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), focusing on constitutional law, said today it will aggressively defend a World War II memorial on a Montana mountain – a statue of Jesus – from a lawsuit filed by an atheist organization. The ACLJ said today it plans to file a friend-of-the-court brief backing the memorial.
“It’s clear this legal challenge represents the latest move in a troubling pattern designed to remove any religious reference from our history – a tactic that we believe ultimately will fail in the federal court system,” said Jay Sekulow, Chief Counsel of the ACLJ. “We are planning to file an amicus brief in this case
- standing up for the constitutionality of this important memorial. We will be representing thousands of Continue reading
Washington, D.C. – The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), focusing on constitutional law, today applauded a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that overturned a lower court decision and concluded that courts should not intervene in the workings of churches. In a unanimous decision, the high court correctly Continue reading
(Washington, DC) – The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) has urged a federal appeals court to reinstate its lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of ObamaCare arguing that the individual mandate, which forces Americans to purchase health insurance, violates the Commerce Clause of the Constitution.
“We’re encouraged that the appeals court engaged the issues we presented Continue reading