American Security Council Foundation v. Center for Security Policy – Closed

In 2011, the American Security Council Foundation (ASCF), a small policy organization based in Washington, D.C., trademarked the popular Reagan slogan, “Peace Through Strength,” in spite of its widespread usage.  ASCF, whose operations have been nearly dormant for over two decades, subsequently threatened to sue any individual or organization that…

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Pastor Levon Yuille v. Bill Schuette, et al. – Closed

The exclusion of people of faith – particularly pastors – from influencing America’s election process is simply unconstitutional. Unfortunately, the State of Michigan has a criminal statute that is a direct attack against religion and those who profess sincerely held religious beliefs. At issue in this case is § 168.931(1)(e) of…

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Bible Believers, et al. v. Wayne County, et al.

In American society, which is guided by Judeo-Christian principles, free speech and religious freedom are protected against censorship or punishment. Indeed, there is no room under the United States Constitution for a more restrictive view. Furthermore, government entities, including law enforcement agencies, have a constitutional duty not to effectuate a…

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AFDI, et al v. Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority – Closed

On September 20, 2012, the American Freedom Law Center (AFLC) filed a federal civil rights lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia against the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) for their decision to delay running a pro-Israel/anti-jihad advertisement on its Metro system until some unknown…

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Omar Alomari v. City of Columbus, Ohio

Throughout America, sharia-adherent Islamists are using “lawfare” to silence investigations into the stealth activities of radicals within our borders.  In April 2012, Omar Alomari, a Jordanian Muslim who immigrated to the United States in 1978, filed a lawsuit against several national security experts — whose focus is on the Muslim Brotherhood and…

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Gary Glenn, et al. v. Eric Holder

On October 28, 2009, President Barack Obama signed into law the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act, commonly known as the “Hate Crimes Act”.  On February 2, 2010, Gary Glenn, president of the American Family Association of Michigan, and Michigan-based pastors Levon Yuille, Rene Ouellette, and…

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John Satawa v. Macomb County Road Commission, et al.

 John Satawa is a longtime resident of the City of Warren, Michigan, and a practicing member of the Catholic Church. For over 60 years, Satawa and his family had displayed a nativity scene  – or crèche – during the Christmas season on the public median between Mound and Chicago Roads…

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Defense of Mount Soledad Veterans Memorial

American Freedom Law Center Co-Founder and Senior Counsel Robert J. Muise has been actively involved for many years with the defense of the Mount Soledad Veterans’ Memorial and its large memorial cross.  In fact, but for the efforts of Muise and California civil rights attorney Charles S. LiMandri, the cross…

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