American Freedom Defense Initiative v. Lynch

On July 13, 2016, the American Freedom Law Center (AFLC) filed a federal lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, challenging Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) under the First Amendment. Section 230 provides immunity from lawsuits to Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, thereby permitting…

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Nussbaum v. Vargas

In this case pending in Riverside County Superior Court, California, AFLC stepped in to protect Professor Denise Nussbaum from leftist, anti-Jew and anti-Israel faculty at a Mount San Jacinto College in Riverside, California. On March 30, 2016, we filed an amended complaint to add the College and its senior administrators to…

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Farsakh v. Urth Caffe

Shortly after being served with a fraudulent lawsuit alleging religious discrimination, the Urth Caffe in Laguna Beach retained the American Freedom Law Center (AFLC) to respond to the litigation. David Yerushalmi, AFLC co-founder and senior counsel, issued the following statement: “This lawsuit is a fraud and a hoax on the…

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Johnson Welded Products, Inc. v. Burwell

On March 24, 2016, AFLC filed a federal lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, challenging the Obama administration’s HHS mandate and its so-called “accommodation” that the government is now enforcing against closely-held, for profit companies following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Hobby Lobby.…

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CAIR Florida, Inc. v. TEOTWAWKI Investments, LLC (Florida Gun Supply)

In 2015, CAIR Florida, Inc. filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against TEOTWAWKI Investments, LLC, the company that owns and operates Florida Gun Supply, because its owner declared his retail gun supply store a “Mulsim Free Zone” following the Chattanooga, Tennessee terrorist attack in which five servicemembers were gunned down.…

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American Freedom Defense Initiative v. WMATA

On July 1, 2015, the American Freedom Law Center (AFLC) filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) for refusing to run a “Support Free Speech” advertisement that depicted the winning entry of the “Draw Mohammad Contest” recently held in Garland, Texas. The lawsuit…

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Center for Bio-Ethical Reform, Inc. v. The Irvine Company

On April 29, 2015, the American Freedom Law Center filed a civil rights lawsuit against The Irvine Company, the owner of the Irvine Spectrum Center and Fashion Island, two large shopping centers located in Orange County, alleging that the Company violated California’s liberty of speech provision by banning anti-abortion signs…

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Jeffrey Cutler v. U.S. Dep’t of Health & Human Services

On December 31, 2013, Jeffrey Cutler, acting pro se, filed a federal lawsuit against the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the United States Department of the Treasury, the HHS Secretary, and the Treasury Secretary in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia (case…

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American Freedom Defense Initiative v. MTA III

On October 1, 2014, AFLC filed a civil rights lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York against the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (“MTA”), the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the MTA, and the Director of the MTA Real Estate Department, on behalf…

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