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Press Releases for June 2014

Release Date: June 30, 2014
Supreme Court Affirms Nation’s Commitment to Religious Liberty
Independence Law Center hails victory for Lancaster company Conestoga Wood Specialties in abortifacient mandate case

 Today the United States Supreme Court affirmed our nation’s historic understanding of religious liberty by providing an exception to the abortifacient mandate that had been handed down by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of the Affordable Care Act.

Release Date: June 30, 2014
Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby Decision Is a Victory for Christian Businesses Owners
American Family Association Says Today’s Court Decision Will Protect the Religious Liberties of Christians Engaged in Commerce

Today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., is a victory for Christian business owners, who will now be protected from unconstitutional government mandates forcing them to compromise their religious convictions in their business practices and policies.


Release Date: June 24, 2014
President Obama Signs Order Banning LGBT ‘Discrimination’ for Federal Contractors
American Family Association Says President Made Mockery of God’s Word in Speech Leading Up to Signing of Executive Order

 Today, President Barack Obama signed an executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating from the LGBT community in their hiring and firing.


Release Date: June 09, 2014
Colorado Baker Ordered to Undergo Sensitivity Training for Marriage Views
American Family Association Says ‘Sensitivity Training’ Violates Religious Freedom, Eerily Similar to Communist States

 The head of a Colorado family-owned bakery has been ordered to undergo sensitivity training for declining to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple, as well as ordered to make cakes for same-sex weddings—even though same-sex marriage goes against his religious beliefs and isn’t even legal in Colorado. 

Release Date: June 10, 2014
Hate-Driven Vandalism Targets Hobby Lobby
American Family Association Says Abortion-Themed Vandalism Is Attack on Faith-Based Business as Court Decision Looms

 Controversial pro-abortion propaganda artist Ron English recently posted a video on his web site depicting a sacrilegious act of vandalism at a New York Hobby Lobby store. 


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