Arlington, VA — Most two-year-olds can’t speak, and yet this two-year-old has expanded free speech across the nation, changed the face of the Republican primaries, and dealt a huge blow to those who would use government power to restrict political discourse. Monday, March 26, 2012, marks the second anniversary of the 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. – The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which focuses on constitutional law, today urged the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of 34 members of Congress to take a case out of California in which a federal appeals court held that the federal government’s operation of the Mt. Soledad Veterans Continue reading
West Palm Beach, FL – After being thrown out of federal court and chastised for filing a case with no evidence, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has now filed an appeal in Holder v Pine, its longstanding political prosecution of a pro-life American. Holder had unsuccessfully sought thousands of dollars in fines against Susan Pine, as well as a permanent injunction banning her from counseling women on the public sidewalk outside the Presidential Women’s Center (“PWC”) abortion clinic. Without any evidence of wrongdoing, Holder accused Pine of obstructing the entrance to an abortion clinic in violation of the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act Continue reading
Washington, D.C, – The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), focusing on constitutional law, said it is representing nearly 20 Tea Party organizations nationwide against what appears to be a coordinated attempt by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to intimidate and silence these organizations in this election year. The ACLJ says IRS information demands sent to Tea Party groups include probing questions that violate the free speech and freedom of association Continue reading