Wittman v. City of Hart

On December 22, 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 on behalf of Margaret (“Peggy”) Wittman, an election worker who was relieved of her duties by City of Hart, Michigan officials after she refused…

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Resurrection School v. Robert Gordon

(Lansing, MI – October 22, 2020) – The American Freedom Law Center and the Great Lakes Just Center filed a federal civil rights lawsuit on behalf of Resurrection School, a Catholic School located in Michigan, and several minor children and their parents, challenging the Michigan Department of Health and Human…

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Parker v. Pennsylvania Governor Wolf

On September 3, 2020, the American Freedom Law Center (AFLC) filed a civil rights lawsuit against Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, the Pennsylvania Attorney General, and Dr. Rachel Levine, the Secretary of Health for the Pennsylvania Department of Health, challenging various restrictions imposed upon the fundamental liberties of Pennsylvanians during this declared pandemic.…

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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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