Category Archives: Free Speech

UK judge upholds ban on pro-life witness at London abortion center

By Dorothy Cummings McLean LONDON, July 2, 2018 — An English High Court judge has upheld a ban on pro-lifers’ freedom of speech outside a London abortion business even while acknowledging that it violates their “human rights.”

Supreme Court recognizes government cannot compel speech that violates one’s deeply held beliefs

By Chelsy Gomez The Supreme Court recently issued its ruling in NIFLA v. Becerra holding that pro-life pregnancy centers are likely to succeed in their challenge to a California law that forced them to advertise and refer

Supreme Court’s NIFLA v. Becerra’s Boost to Medical Conscience

By Wesley J. Smith Justice Thomas can be counted upon to write erudite and narrowly crafted, to-the-point decisions. Such was the case in NIFLA v. Becerra, the ruling upholding the free-speech rights of crisis-pregnancy centers against attack

Supreme Court rejects California law targeting pregnancy resource centers

Court rules in NIFLA v. Becerra that the law “imposes a government-scripted, speaker-based disclosure requirement” WASHINGTON – The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the federation of state right-to-life affiliates and more than 3,000 local chapters, applauded

Court down to last days to decide law violating pregnancy center’s First Amendment rights

By Dave Andrusko Quick and important reminder. NRLC’s annual convention begins in three days, running June 28-30. You can still pay the “early” registration fee if you register by noon on Tuesday. After that, online registration will

The many ways pro-abortionists attempt to mangle pro-life free speech

By Dave Andrusko In light of the violent attack Tuesday at YouTube’s Silicon Valley headquarters, because (we’re told) the shooter “was upset with YouTube’s practices and policies,” the actions the same day by “pro-choice activists” in San

City of Baltimore asks Supreme Court to review decision striking down its law targeting pregnancy help centers

By Dave Andrusko I suppose any port in a storm. Attorneys for the city of Baltimore have asked the Supreme Court to review a unanimous decision handed down in January by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of

Why Ebony Harris is Hoping Justices Give Free Speech Life in NIFLA v. Becerra

By Jay Hobbs In the bustle of Tuesday’s oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court in National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) v. Becerra, it would be easy to miss Ebony Harris’ story. At the

Justices seem skeptical of California law impinging on free speech rights of pregnancy help centers

By Dave Andrusko The Supreme Court today heard oral arguments in National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Becerra, a much-anticipated free speech case in which pro-life pregnancy help centers say the state of California (as

Supreme Court to hear Oral Argument Tuesday on Abortion, Free Speech

By Jay Hobbs Editor’s note. The following is an excellent primer on National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) v. Becerra. The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on the case tomorrow. A case both sides

Supreme Court should uphold free speech of pro-life pregnancy centers

By Elissa Graves, Alliance Defending Freedom Editor’s note. This first appeared in the Sacramento Bee.  The U.S. Supreme Court will soon hear a case concerning a California law that compels pro-life pregnancy centers to engage in speech

3 Ways You Can Support Religious, Free Speech Rights Today

By Danielle White, JD Losing its grip on the larger culture—and hurting in the profit column—the failing abortion industry is decades into a concerted effort to silence its pro-life competition, as well as anyone who would refuse