Court Rules Against Florist’s First Amendment Rights

Guest Writer: Family Policy Alliance The Washington Supreme Court ruled today that the government can force Barronelle Stutzman, the owner of Arlene’s Flowers, to create floral arrangements for same-sex weddings or face heavy penalties. Stutzman’s attorneys with Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) argued that she was protected by the First Amendment. “This …

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Attorney General Jackley Joins Amicus to Protect Religious Freedom

PIERRE, S.D. – Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that South Dakota has joined 12 other State Attorneys General and the Governors of Kentucky and Mississippi in an amicus or “friend of the court” urging the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold the religious freedom of students in the Birdville Independent …

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A Conversation With Donald Trump

You might have heard or read about a recent conversation that was organized between faith leaders across the country and Presidential candidate Donald Trump. It took place on Tuesday, June 21 in New York City.  Tony Perkins, President of the Family Research Council, shared his opinion about it while being …

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Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association

The following was written by John Gerardi, Attorney and Legal Analyst for our sister organization, California Family Council and California Family Alliance.  Used by permission. On Monday, January 11, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) heard oral arguments in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, a crucial case about …

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FHA Action Plans 2016 S.D. Ministry Leaders’ Capitol Summit

To all Pastors and Para-Church Ministry Leaders, many of your colleagues have already registered to be a part of this powerful and informative event. Join us in Pierre on February 22 for the 2016 S.D. Ministry Leaders’ Capitol Summit. Click here for all the details and to register for this …

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South Dakotans get ready for the gathering storm!

This November 18-20 the FHA proudly welcomes to South Dakota Matt Sharp, Legal Counsel with the Arizona based ‘Alliance Defending Freedom’. Matt will keynote this year’s four-city SD Religious Liberty Town Hall Tour. He, along with FHA Executive Director Dale Bartscher will speak to this issue in Rapid City (Nov. …

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Christian Victims in Oregon

By John Stonestreet Published in “BreakPoint” on October 7, 2015 Christians around the world are often the targets of violence. But here in the U.S., is that even possible? It is. On Anastasia Boylan’s fourth day in the Writing 115 class at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, an armed …

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Attorney General Jackley Stands Strong on Marriage

In the wake of the recent SCOTUS ruling on marriage, the inevitable conflict over religious liberty is heating up quickly. It is gratifying to know, as the lines are drawn, that South Dakota has an Attorney General who is not just watching our back, but out in front where the …

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