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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American Freedom Law Center v. Obama

  The American Freedom Law Center (AFLC) filed a federal lawsuit on July 4, 2014, in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia against President Barack Obama and several of his executive agencies for engaging in unlawful executive action that exceeds the authority of the Executive Branch…

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Muslim Community Association of Ann Arbor, et al. v. Pittsfield Township, et al.

The American Freedom Law Center (AFLC) is representing seven private citizens who were issued harassing subpoenas by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) because they publicly expressed their opposition to the construction of an Islamic center in their neighborhood in Pittsfield Township, Michigan. In 2012, the Muslim Community Association of…

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American Freedom Defense Initiative v. Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority

In October 2013, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), which provides public transportation throughout Massachusetts, including to millions of riders in the Greater Boston area, accepted for display on its advertising space an anti-Israel, pro-Palestinian advertisement that appeared on approximately 80 posters throughout the transit system.  That advertisement depicted four maps that…

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American Freedom Defense Initiative, et al. v. King County, Washington

On October 7, 2013, the American Freedom Law Center (AFLC) filed a federal civil rights lawsuit in Washington federal court on behalf of the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) and its co-founders, Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer, against King County, Washington, for refusing to run an anti-terrorism advertisement on its…

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Priests for Life v. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

“The religious freedom of believers of all denominations is under attack. Our family therefore joins in prayerful support of the Priests for Life case against the HHS mandate. As our Hobby Lobby case represents the concerns of businesses, so the Priests for Life case represents the concerns of the religious…

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Brown v. Caughey

The American Freedom Law Center (AFLC) is defending Ericah Caughey against a defamation lawsuit filed in May 2013 by former Michigan State Representative Lisa Brown.  The suit alleges that Caughey, Brown’s former legislative assistant, made defamatory statements about her relating to her abrupt firing of Caughey in 2009 while Caughey was pregnant.…

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Center for Bio-Ethical Reform, Inc, et al. v. Dennis R. Black, et al.

The American Freedom Law Center (AFLC) is representing the Center for Bio-Ethical Reform, Inc. (CBR); Gregg Cunningham, the executive director of CBR; Darius Hardwick, an employee of CBR; BU Students for Life; and two student officers of the pro-life student organization in a federal civil rights lawsuit against several officials…

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