This week, the ACLJ secured another victory for a church experiencing difficulties in the zoning process. Several weeks ago, Soul Food Café Mission, Inc. (SFCM), a faith-based religious organization, contacted the ACLJ regarding difficulties it was experiencing in obtaining the appropriate zoning approval to operate as a church and food ministry. SFCM reaches out to those hurting and in need with love, compassion, and hope through the sharing of the gospel and by meeting the immediate needs... read more
Abortion is a "sacred blessing"? At the ACLJ, we repeat a phrase that sounds shocking until you understand the rationale behind the strong words – the truth. Big Abortion, the clinics, Planned Parenthood, and their various lobbying arms worship at the altar of abortion. It is, in many ways, a...
As a result of our Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit, the ACLJ has discovered that Yasser Mahmoud Abbas, son of Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas, was also a senior leader of OneVoice: the anti-Israel activist organization that used U.S. State Department money it received during the Obama Administration to launch a multimillion dollar campaign to unseat Israel’s Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and “ replace the government ” of Israel. Starting in 2013, the U.S. State... read more
“You have the right to remain silent.” Most citizens are aware that they cannot be compelled to answer questions by the police or to testify at trial if prosecuted. The right to remain silent is an important constitutional safeguard of personal autonomy and provides a significant bulwark against governmental coercion. The right to remain silent, however, doesn’t just apply in the context of criminal procedure. The First Amendment also protects that right, prohibiting the state from compelling... read more
The “glitch” is back. Remember when the Obama State Department claimed that a “glitch” was responsible for deleting several minutes of incriminating evidence from a press briefing where an Obama Administration spokesperson admitted to a Fox News reporter that the Administration was lying about the Iran deal? We later uncovered an internal State Department “sensitive” memo detailing “evidence of purposeful editing” through our Freedom Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit. Now in new court filings the... read more
Why should the U.S. fund the terrorist-enabling Palestinian Authority? / / / The terrorist-led Palestinian Authority (PA) Unity Government is literally using the International Criminal Court (ICC) as a new global weapon against Israel. Instead of investigating the terrorists, the ICC is preparing...
While pro-abortion groups like Planned Parenthood and the Coalition for Reproductive Justice prepare to celebrate the 45 th anniversary of Roe v. Wade , it is worth noting that Planned Parenthood performed another 321,384 abortions last year. At the same time, Ohio’s largest abortion provider, Preterm, has launched (and Planned Parenthood is promoting) a pro-abortion campaign suggesting that “Abortion is a blessing,” “Abortion is sacred,” and “Abortion is good medicine.” Meanwhile, Cecile... read more
We just sent a legal letter to the United Nations (U.N.) Secretary-General, António Guterres, regarding the latest attempts by the Palestinian Authority (PA) and its supporters to do at the United Nations what they have been unable to do anywhere and everywhere else: unilaterally create a would-be Palestinian “state.” Under international law, when a group of nations come together to create a treaty, they will often deposit that treaty with the Secretary-General of the U.N. The Secretary-General... read more
For decades China’s population control policies have led to the slaughter of millions of unborn children, promoted a culture of death, aggravated discrimination on the basis of sex, and punished parents for having children. But in recent years, that has begun to change. Between 1979 and 2015, the one-child-per-couple policy was one of the fundamental state policies in China. This policy was enforced through three different methods: abortion, fines, and loss of employment. Forced abortions in... read more
Planned Parenthood just released their 2016–2017 annual report . The findings are clear: over 320,000 abortions committed in the last year; over half a billion in government funding; nearly $100 million in profit (a staggering 27% increase over the prior year). Big Abortion is big business. Last year, Planned Parenthood performed 321,384 abortions. That is 321,384 children who never saw the light of day; 321,384 opportunities lost; 321,384 brilliant young minds who never had a chance. To put... read more