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Saturday August 29th 2015

‘CeCe Heil’

Legacy of Death

Legacy of Death

CECE HEIL, ACLJ I just read a book about Margaret Sanger by George Grant that details her sordid life. Although I knew most of her story already, reading such a detailed biography brings her legacy of death into perspective. It also makes you wonder how anyone in their right mind could praise the life or work of Mrs. Sanger.  Obviously, I do [...]

Latest Attempt to Shut Down Pro-Life Pregnancy Centers

Latest Attempt to Shut Down Pro-Life Pregnancy Centers

CECE HEIL, ACLJ Recently, the California House of Representatives passed the Reproductive FACT Act, yet another attempt by the pro-abortionists to attack crisis pregnancy centers (CPC). The act compels a CPC to speak the government’s message, and on top of that, it is a message with which the CPCs disagree. As egregious as this legislation may [...]

Pro-Abortion: “Change” Your Beliefs to Worship Abortion

Pro-Abortion: “Change” Your Beliefs to Worship Abortion

CECE HEIL, ACLJ Abortion, simply put, is the murder of an unborn child.  This is a barbaric reality that the Left has realized is hard to promote.  So what’s their backup plan?  They must start framing the argument as “access to reproductive healthcare.”  This is a strategy that the ACLJ repeatedly confronts in our pro-life litigation [...]

Another Challenge to “Under God” in the Pledge Rejected

Another Challenge to “Under God” in the Pledge Rejected

CECE HEIL, ACLJ In the latest chapter of a seemingly never ending battle over the words “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court unanimously rejected a challenge to the daily voluntary recitation of the Pledge in Massachusetts schools. The ACLJ filed an amicus brief supporting the school district in [...]

Justice Restored after Little Girl’s Bible Banned from School

Justice Restored after Little Girl’s Bible Banned from School

CECE HEIL, ACLJ We recently assisted a mother and her daughter in Tucson, Arizona, who requested our assistance when the daughter was told that she could no longer bring her Bible to school. The daughter had been bringing her Bible to school to read and to discuss with other students during her free time. Some students reported her to the [...]

Victory for Religious Free Speech in Texas

Victory for Religious Free Speech in Texas

CECE HEIL, ACLJ We recently assisted the Local Knights of Columbus in New Braunfels, Texas, who requested our help regarding a law governing the display of temporary street banners in the community. The city’s original banner policy allowed banner use for advertising community events, but a recent amendment of the policy added a prohibition [...]

Victory for Bible Club in NY

Victory for Bible Club in NY

CECE HEIL, ACLJ This week the ACLJ aided a New York high school student start up an after-school, student-led Bible study club. A senior at a high school in Amsterdam, NY, received approval from her principal to begin the after-school club, but on the day the club was to begin, the school superintendent informed the student that the club needed [...]

Victory for Life: Stay Granted in Crisis Pregnancy Center Case

Victory for Life: Stay Granted in Crisis Pregnancy Center Case

CECE HEIL, ACLJ The ACLJ represents two non-profit organizations that operate numerous pro-life crisis pregnancy centers in New York City in a lawsuit challenging a City law that imposes burdensome disclaimer and confidentiality requirements upon crisis pregnancy centers. Today we received a stay from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second [...]

Victory for Elementary School Girl’s Religious Liberty

Victory for Elementary School Girl’s Religious Liberty

CECE HEIL, ACLJ The ACLJ recently represented a father and his elementary school daughter who was having her religious freedom violated by a public school in Nebraska. It started when she was not allowed to draw a picture of baby Jesus on a Christmas ornament, but was followed by her bible being taken away from her, and finally being told by her [...]

School District Sued for Contracting with Religious Institution

School District Sued for Contracting with Religious Institution

CECE HEIL, ACLJ The ACLJ has filed an amicus brief with the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals to protect the rights of school districts to partner with religious private schools. In July, a federal district court in Tennessee ruled that a Tennessee school board violated the U.S. Constitution’s Establishment Clause by contracting [...]

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