Announcements & Updates

NLF Supports Barronelle Stutzman’s Courageous Stand and Fights to Preserve the Freedoms of Speech and Assembly

Recently, the State of Washington’s Supreme Court heard and decided a case dealing with same-sex “discrimination” and First Amendment rights. Currently, a petition is pending in the U.S. Supreme Court concerning the case. In the center of the legal controversy is a Christian woman standing for the sanctity of marriage and standing for her faith. …

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Out With the Blaine Amendments: A Supreme Court Victory for Religious Freedom and Education

On June 30, 2020, the Supreme Court reiterated the fact that the United States Constitution prohibits discrimination based on religion. In Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue,the Court held that a Montana no-aid provision denying state sponsored scholarship funds to religious schools was unconstitutional.  Such so called “Blaine amendments” (which deny payments from any state …

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A Pro-life Victory in the City of Virginia Beach!

In mid-May, the National Legal Foundation and Founding Freedoms Law Center—the Family Foundation’s litigation arm—defended Ms. Cheryl (Cheri) Britt’s constitutional rights. A Virginia Beach police officer improperly issued Ms. Britt a criminal citation at the beginning of April when she refused to leave the public sidewalk near a Planned Parenthood facility. After the NLF and …

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The NLF Defends First Amendment Constitutional Rights as All Religious Organizations’ Liberties Are at Stake

In the next few months, the Supreme Court will decide whether a religious school or the government gets to choose who can teach children. This decision is being considered in the consolidated cases of Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru and St. James School v. Biel. The National Legal Foundation is actively working to protect the rights of the religious …

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Bruni v. City of Pittsburgh Brings Big Questions to the Table. What is the NLF Doing about it?

Can federal courts rewrite state laws? Does the city of Pittsburgh’s fifteen-foot buffer-zone ordinance violate the Constitution’s Free Speech Clause? The Supreme Court of the United States has been asked to consider these issues in Bruni v. City of Pittsburgh. Niki Bruni and other pro-life advocates are sidewalk counselors who stood outside of a Planned …

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Project Blitz Generates Support and Opposition

One of the National Legal Foundation’s key projects keeps making news. It is a package of model bills and resolutions that the NLF and others have put together for the use of state legislators. The packet is distributed by the Congressional Prayer Caucus Foundation as part of its “Project Blitz.”

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