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Rally Around the Flag... Except on May 5

Well, it's nearly that time of year again … Cinco de Mayo. The time of year when Americans of Mexican descent wear their Mexican lineage proudly while repudiating their American ...
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Victory in Apple Valley!

In a victory for free speech and religious liberty, a California school district has admitted two of its teachers violated the First Amendment rights of two Christian students by ordering them to stop ...
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UPDATE: ADF & ACLJ File Briefs Supporting Freedom X's Petition to 9th Circuit in Patriotic T-shirt Case

As you know, Freedom X filed a Petition for En Ban review of the 9th Circuit's recent decision in a case testing the rights of students to express their patriotism in public schools. This week, we ...
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Bill Becker Discusses Gay Conversion Case on the Georgene Rice Show

Bill Becker was interviewed on the Georgene Rice show about Freedom X's amicus brief in support of the petition for certiorari in the Pickup v. Brown case. In Pickup, the Ninth Circuit Court of ...
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Update: Religious discrimination in Apple Valley

Last week, we told you about religious discrimination occurring in the Apple Valley School District, and our demand to have the district issue an apology. Well we have an update on the story. A ...
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Freedom X Files Petition to Have Full Ninth Circuit Rehear Ruling on American Flag T-Shirt Case

Freedom X yesterday filed a petition with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to have a full panel of circuit judges reconsider whether school authorities discriminated against three students at Live ...
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Freedom X Puts Apple Valley School District on Notice, Demands It Protect The First Amendment Rights of Its Students

Freedom Xput the Apple Valley Unified School District on notice this week, telling them that teachers at Desert Knolls Elementary School must stop discriminating against Christian students trying to ...
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Freedom X's Becker "On the Record" with Greta van Susteren

William J. Becker, Jr., president and CEO of Freedom X, recently appeared on the Fox News Channel's "On the Record" with Greta Van Susteren. You can view the segment here. Becker ...
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Building Tomorrow's Losers

Parents generally want their children to aspire to leadership roles in life. But not Mary and Jon Frudden. In 2012, they sued Roy Gomm Elementary School in Reno, Nevada, for compelling their ...
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Gays vs. Judges: The War on Freedom of Association

FreedomX board member Paul A. Hoffman published an article on the front page of the Los Angeles Daily Journal today critical of the California Supreme Court's Ethics Committee's proposal ...
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Freedom X Urges Sec of Veterans Affairs to Stop Discrimination against Christian Vets

By June of 2013 a number of events had occurred within the armed forces of the United States that raised concerns about the status of the religious liberties so greatly prized by America's ...
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Freedom X Sends Letter to Defense Sec

As a proud member of the Restore Military Religious Freedom Coalition (RMRFC), Freedom X defends the religious rights of members of our Armed Forces. Those rights have been threatened by the bigoted ...
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9th Circuit Denies Nativity Motion

LOS ANGELES - The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today issued an order denying a request by supporters of a controversial Nativity display to be allowed to exhibit unattended winter displays in a ...
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Banned in the UK: Free Speech

My client, author Robert Spencer, has been banned from entering the UK. He has counsel in the UK. Spencer, a Christian advocate (see, e.g., Not Peace But a Sword ) is being unfairly targeted due to ...
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Nativity Group Files Motion with the 9th Circuit

Freedom X filed a motion seeking to allow unattended Nativity Scenes to be erected in Santa Monica's Palisades Park pending resolution of the Santa Monica Nativity Scenes Committee's appeal to ...
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Nativity Opening Brief Filed Today

Today, Freedom X filed its Opening Brief in an appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to restore the decades-old tradition of exhibiting Nativity scenes in the City of ...
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The JPL Case

David Coppedge has been writing the story of the JPL intelligent design discrimination case in installments on a new website. This is a great place to see how an employer goes about disenfranchising ...
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Response to Final Decision in Coppedge v. JPL

LOS ANGELES - William J. Becker, Jr. of Freedom X issued the following statement in response to the judgment issued today in David Coppedge vs. Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Los Angeles Case No. BC ...
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Coppedge vs. JPL: Justice Delayed = Justice Denied?

A quick status update on the case of David Coppedge vs. Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The employment discrimination case began in March 2009, when David was told to stop pushing his religion on ...
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Nativity Case: A Good Summary of the Issue

Matt Brown of the Deseret News wrote an excellent piece on the Nativity loss yesterday: After more than a half century, Santa Monica Nativity display at Palisades Park is no more. Click here to read ...
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Judge Orders Nativity Case DISMISSED!

As we predicted, United States District Court Judge Audrey B. Collins has dismissed the Santa Monica Nativity Scenes case. Her order arrived moments ago. Additionally, Judge Collins has vacated the ...
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Nativity Scenes: Case Dismissed?

On Monday (December 3, 2012), we will be back in U.S. District Court opposing the City of Santa Monica's Motion to Dismiss the Santa Monica Nativity Scenes lawsuit. A copy of our opposition to the ...
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In the News:The City that Hates Free Speech and Religious Freedom

Yesterday, U.S. District Judge Audrey B. Collins denied the Santa Monica Nativity Scenes Committee's Motion for a Preliminary Injunction. It means that for the first time in 60 years, the Nativity ...
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Even Fox News Gets It Wrong Sometimes

Fox News and other media outlets are reporting today that the judge in our case, David Coppedge vs. Jet Propulsion Laboratory, has issued a tentative decision finding for JPL. We will not comment on ...
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