Washington, DC – The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) on Monday urged a federal appeals court to uphold an earlier decision that blocked the enforcement of New York City’s recently approved ordinance targeting crisis pregnancy centers. In July, a federal judge issued a preliminary injunction blocking the enactment of the measure, protecting the First Amendment rights of the crisis pregnancy centers. The ACLJ, which filed a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the new ordinance, today filed its brief at an appeals court in response to New York City’s Continue reading
Strasbourg, France – The European Centre for Law and Justice (ECLJ) welcomes the adoption, by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), of a Resolution setting the principle that “Euthanasia, in the sense of the intentional killing by act or omission of a dependent human being for his or her alleged benefit, must always be prohibited.” This is the first time, in the past decades, that euthanasia is so clearly rejected by a Continue reading
Washington, DC – The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), representing more than 70,000 concerned individuals, said Tuesday’s decision by the federal government to renew a lease that keeps in place a World War II memorial on a Montana mountain – a statue of Jesus – is a “significant victory” and represents a sound defeat for an atheist organization that challenged the memorial. Continue reading
Washington, D.C. – The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), focusing on constitutional law, said today’s release of a memo by the Department of Justice backing President Obama’s “recess appointments” is legally flawed and is nothing more than a “smokescreen” to provide cover for his unconstitutional actions.
“It should comes as no surprise that the President Obama’s Justice Department produced a memo that is Continue reading
Washington, D.C. – The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), focusing on constitutional law, said today more than 35,000 Americans have signed on to a petition opposing President Obama’s recent “recess appointments” – an unconstitutional move that bypassed the Senate. The opposition from the American people comes as a growing number of Senators are expressing concern Continue reading
Washington, D.C. – The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), focusing on constitutional law, is urging a federal appeals court to uphold Alabama’s immigration law saying the measure “mirrors federal immigration provisions” and warns that if the Obama Administration challenge to the Alabama law succeeds, states will be effectively rendered “powerless over unchecked illegal immigration and the Continue reading
Nearly 30 percent of the U.S. House has joined with us – as well as more than 100,000 Americans – in urging the Supreme Court to declare this deeply flawed health care law unconstitutional. Jay Sekulow, Chief Counsel of the ACLJ
Washington, D.C. – On behalf of nearly 120 members of Congress and more than 100,000 Americans, the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) today urged the U.S. Supreme Court to conclude that a key provision of ObamaCare – the individual mandate – cannot be severed from the health care law and urged the high court to declare the entire law unconstitutional. Continue reading
Washington, D.C. – The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), focusing on constitutional law, said President Obama has violated the U.S. Constitution by by-passing Congress and moving forward in making a number of appointments.
“This is a brazen, unprecedented power grab by President Obama,” said Jay Sekulow, Chief Counsel of the ACLJ. “While the President is certainly permitted to make appointments when the Senate is in recess, Continue reading
(Washington, DC) – With the Supreme Court today deciding to hear a challenge from Arizona regarding the constitutionality of its immigration law, the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) said today it will file an amicus brief backing Arizona’s law and represent members of Congress and tens of thousands of Americans.
“S.B. 1070 reflects a sensible and constitutional method for Arizona to protect its citizens and borders from illegal immigrants,” said Jay Continue reading
American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) will Represent More than 100 Members of Congress Opposing ObamaCare
(Washington, DC) - The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which has been involved in the legal challenge of ObamaCare since the beginning, said today’s announcement by the Supreme Court of the United States that it will hear constitutional challenges to ObamaCare is Continue reading