BLOGNews You Should Know: Scare-Quoting Religious Liberty, the Disappearing Pro-Life Democrats, and More

By Michael Farris, Jr. Posted on: | August 10, 2018

While the big news here at Alliance Defending Freedom is U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ speech at the ADF Summit on Religious Liberty, there are other important stories that might have missed your attention. Why are leftists seeing alternative motivations behind religious freedom? Should government forbid religious adoption agencies from operating according to their religious beliefs? All this and more from the Alliance Alert team!


ADF in the News

LifeZette: Battle Over Dictionary Moves to Religious Liberty Itself

The battle over key words used in public debate has shifted into the realm of religious liberty. Using scare quotes and defining religious liberty as “a front for discrimination” is becoming more prevalent. ADF Deputy Director of Media Communications Jay Hobbs writes why it is important that our nation has a clear understanding of what religious liberty really is.


Religious Freedom

National Review: Why Christians Can’t Compromise on Conscience

Christian charities that hold traditional beliefs on marriage and sexuality find themselves up against progressive activists forcing them to violate their conscience. Activists can't understand why these charities would rather shut down than acquiesce, because they've seen other Christians compromise. What's to be done? David French provides an answer.


Marriage and the Family

NBC News: Judge sued over refusal to OK transgender teens' new names

A county judge won't allow minors to change their names until they are 18. In response, an attorney is now suing the judge on behalf of three teenagers who identify as members of the opposite sex and wish to change their names, arguing the name change is in the "best interest of the child." Could this set a dangerous legal precedent?


Sanctity of Life

Politico: ‘If You’re a Pro-life Democrat … You Know You’re Standing Alone’

A dwindling segment of the Democratic Party wants their party back. What makes them feel isolated by their own political party? They are pro-life, and they believe advocating for abortion in America is a losing issue.


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Michael Farris, Jr.

Legal Content Manager

Michael Farris, Jr., serves as Legal Content Manager for Alliance Defending Freedom and is a Virginia-born Idaho convert.

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