Wayne Brown v. City of Tulsa

On October 9, 2019, the American Freedom Law Center (AFLC), along with local attorney Scott Wood, filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the City of Tulsa and its Chief of Police, Chuck Jordan, on behalf of Wayne Brown, a Tulsa police officer who was wrongfully terminated because local political activists complained…

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Reform America (d/b/a Created Equal) v. City of Detroit

On September 18, 2019, the American Freedom Law Center (AFLC) filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the City of Detroit and several City police officers, challenging their enforcement of various restrictions that prohibited pro-lifers from engaging in free speech activity during the Democrat presidential candidate debates held this past…

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People v. Connolly, et al. (“Red Rose Rescue—Flint, Michigan)

On June 7, 2019, several courageous pro-lifers peacefully entered the Women’s Center abortion facility located in Flint, Michigan.  They sat down next to women seated in the waiting room and offered them material help and words of encouragement to leave the center and choose life for their babies. The pro-lifers…

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American Freedom Law Center v. Michigan AG

On February 28, 2019, the American Freedom Law Center (AFLC) filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against Dana Nessel, the Attorney General of Michigan, and Agustin V. Arbulu, the Director of the Michigan Department of Civil Rights, challenging their recently announced policy directive to unlawfully target groups in Michigan designated by the…

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Calvin Zastrow v. City of Toledo

On August 1, 2018, the American Freedom Law Center (AFLC), along with local counsel, filed a civil rights lawsuit against the City of Toledo, its Chief of Police and two City police officers in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. The lawsuit alleges that the City and its…

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Pastor Dan McGhee v. City of Westland, et al.,

On September 29, 2017, the American Freedom Law Center (AFLC) filed a civil rights lawsuit against the City of Westland, Michigan and Officer John Gatti, a City police officer, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. The lawsuit alleges that the City violated Pastor Dan McGhee’s…

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CBR v. National Museum of African American History & Culture

On June 9, 2017, the American Freedom Law Center, a national public interest law firm, filed a federal civil rights lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), its Director, Mr. Lonnie Bunch III, the Office…

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Youkhanna v. City of Sterling Heights

On March 13, 2017, the American Freedom Law Center (AFLC) filed a civil rights lawsuit against the City of Sterling Heights, Michigan, and its Mayor, Michael C. Taylor, alleging violations of federal and state law.  The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan…

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Thames v. City of Westland

On November 22, 2016, the American Freedom Law Center, in cooperation with the Thomas More Society of Chicago, filed a federal civil rights lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan against the City of Westland, its Chief of Police, several police officers, the Northland Family…

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American Freedom Defense Initiative v. Sessions

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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