Baker Events, LLC v. Michigan Governor Whitmer

On July 17, 2020, the American Freedom Law Center (AFLC) filed a federal civil rights lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan, challenging the enforcement of Governor Whitmer’s restriction on “social gatherings” as applied to restrict wedding ceremonies and receptions. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of…

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Cynthia Page v. New York Governor Cuomo

On July 1, 2020, the American Freedom Law Center filed a civil rights lawsuit against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the Commissioner of the New York Department of Health, challenging the Governor’s recent order, Executive Order 205, which requires all persons who travel to New York from certain “restricted” States to…

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Pamela Geller v. NY Governor Cuomo and NYC Mayor de Blasio, et al.

On June 17, 2020, the American Freedom Law Center filed a federal civil rights lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York challenging the executive orders of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio—orders which prohibit all protests in the City…

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Pamela Geller v. NY City Mayor Bill de Blasio, et al

On May 7, 2020, the American Freedom Law Center filed a federal civil rights lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York against New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his police commissioner. The lawsuit, which was filed on behalf of political activist Pamela Geller, challenges…

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Kimberly Beemer, et al. v. Governor Whitmer, et al.

On April 15, 2020, the American Freedom Law Center filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and several county prosecutors, challenging certain provisions of Governor Whitmer’s recent executive order, Executive Order 2020-42. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan on…

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Andrew Belanger, et al. v. Governor Whitmer, et al.

On April 1, 2020, we filed a civil rights lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan against Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the City of Detroit, challenging the constitutionality of the Governor’s Executive Order 2020-21 (“Shelter in Place” Order) as applied to criminalize the free speech activity…

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Ness v. City of Bloomington

(Minneapolis, Minnesota)—On November 12, 2019, the American Freedom Law Center filed a civil rights lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota on behalf of Sally Ness.  The lawsuit alleges that the City of Bloomington, two City police officers, and the Hennepin County Attorney violated Ness’s rights protected by…

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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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