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 →
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. – Today the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the first day of oral argument in Florida v. United States Department of Health and Human Services, which will determine if the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (better known as “Obamacare”) is constitutional. The argument will begin by addressing whether the Anti-Injunction Act (AIA) applies to the case and, if so, whether AIA requires the parties to wait until 2014 or beyond before the merits of ObamaCare can be addressed.
The first issue to be argued today arises from the case of Liberty University v. Geithner, in which Liberty Counsel Continue reading →
Washington, D.C. – Today is the two-year anniversary of President Obama signing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law (better known as “Obamacare”) and, ironically, the 237th anniversary of Patrick Henry’s “Give me Liberty or give me Death” speech. In the time since ObamaCare was passed, we have seen devastating consequences financially and morally to our nation. Several lawsuits have been filed against this law, and on Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court will begin hearing oral argument.
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. – Liberty Counsel has announced a new partnership with the pro-life organization, Personhood USA. This partnership will enable both Liberty Counsel and Personhood USA to be more effective in advocating for the passage of personhood legislation and state initiatives for constitutional amendments in states across the country.
Personhood legislation or state constitutional initiatives declare that human life begins at conception and extend the full protection of the law to all human beings from the Continue reading →
Seaside (Oregon) Public Library. Photo via Facebook
Seaside, OR – Liberty Counsel has filed a federal lawsuit against the Public Library of Seaside, Oregon, for denying access for an educational meeting that included religious content. The library meeting area is offered free of charge for nonprofit Continue reading →
Montgomery, AL – The Alabama Supreme Court issued a unanimous ruling today that a mother may pursue a wrongful death claim on behalf of her pre-viable unborn child. In the case of Hamilton v. Scott, Amy Hamilton filed suit against several doctors and a medical group for the wrongful death of her unborn child, claiming that the lack of proper medical intervention resulted in the child’s death, which all the experts Continue reading →
West Palm Beach, FL – An attorney’s polemic crusade against Jews for Jesus took another blow this week, after the Fourth District Court of Appeal in Florida affirmed over $56,000 in sanctions won by Liberty Counsel against attorney Barry Silver of West Palm Beach. Mr. Silver sued Jews for Jesus over eight years ago on behalf of his Continue reading →
Liberty Counsel Founder and Chairman Mathew D. Staver
Washington, D.C. – Liberty Counsel has two filed amicus briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court addressing both the Anti-Injunction Act and the Commerce Clause. Liberty Counsel represents Liberty University and two private individuals in the case of Liberty University v. Geithner. This case is being held at the Supreme Court pending the outcome in Florida v. United States Department of Health and Human Services, which originated in Florida and includes 26 states in addition to the National Federation of Independent Businesses.
At the federal court of appeals, the Department of Justice conceded that the Anti-Injunction Act (AIA) does not apply and the court should reach the merits of the case. The AIA requires that prior to filing suit on a tax dispute, the Continue reading →