AFLC Victory Over Government Apologists for Islamic Jihad: Ninth Circuit Unanimously Rules that King County’s Rejection of “Faces of Global Terrorism” Ad Violates the First Amendment

Seattle, Washington (September 27, 2018) — Today, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit unanimously ruled that King County’s rejection of a “Faces of Global Terrorism” ad submitted by Pamela Geller, Robert Spencer, and their organization, the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI), violated the…

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Important Cases to Watch

Here are some important cases to keep an eye on . . . Thames v. City of Westland In this case, we are representing Kimberley Thames, a peaceful, sidewalk counselor who was unlawfully arrested for allegedly making a bomb threat while praying on a public sidewalk outside of an abortion…

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Important First Amendment Case Argued in Ninth Circuit

Seattle, Washington (August 30, 2018) — Yesterday afternoon, American Freedom Law Center (AFLC) Co-Founder and Senior Counsel Robert Muise argued before a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Seattle, Washington, asking the court to reverse the trial court and require the King County…

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Lawsuit Filed to Defend Pro-Lifers’ First Amendment Rights

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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Supreme Court Agrees with AFLC: Trump Travel Ban is Constitutional

Washington, D.C. (June 26, 2018) — This morning the Supreme Court released its long-awaited opinion on the most recent version of the “Trump Travel Ban,” concluding that the President acted constitutionally and within the law in all respects.  The American Freedom Law Center (AFLC) had filed an amicus curiae brief…

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Unlawful Arrest Case Going to a Jury Trial

Late on Friday, April 20, a federal judge sitting in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan issued a ruling in the case of Kimberly Thames, a pro-life demonstrator who was unlawfully arrested, sending the case to a jury. The American Freedom Law Center (AFLC) is representing…

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Free Speech Victory!

On March 28, 2018, a federal judge sitting in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan signed an Order permanently enjoining the enforcement of the City of Westland’s disturbing the peace ordinance as applied to the “expressive activity of pro-life demonstrators.” The Order comes as a result…

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