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SETTLEMENT REACHED IN PRO-LIFE ACTIVISTS’ SUIT AGAINST CITY OF BIRMINGHAM

LIFE LEGAL DEFENSE FOUNDATION P.O. Box 2105, Napa, California 94558 — 707.224.6675 NEWS RELEASE November 10, 2010 Contact: Allison K. Aranda, Staff Counsel (951) 541-9327 Birmingham, Ala.: Life Legal Defense Foundation today announced the settlement of the federal civil rights action it filed last June against the city of Birmingham, Alabama, on behalf of a group …

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ATTEMPTS BY ABORTION CLINIC TO STOP PRAYER AND PRO-LIFE SPEECH ON PUBLIC SIDEWALK FOILED

LIFE LEGAL DEFENSE FOUNDATION P.O. Box 2105, Napa, California 94558 — (707) 224-6675 NEWS RELEASE Contact: Dana Cody, Executive Director (707) 337-6889 Birmingham, Ala.: On Friday, October 22, 2010, Circuit Court Judge Edward Ramsey for the 10th Judicial District of Jefferson County, Alabama, issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) prohibiting the Survivors of the Abortion Holocaust, their …

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HOYE: NINTH CIRCUIT PANEL OPENLY SKEPTICAL OF OAKLAND’S ABORTION-FRIENDLY LAW

LIFE LEGAL DEFENSE FOUNDATION P.O. Box 2105, Napa, California 94558 — (707) 224-6675 NEWS RELEASE Contact: Katie Short, Legal Director (707) 224-6675 Lawyers for the City of Oakland encountered tough questioning from Ninth Circuit justices Marsha Berzon and Stephen Reinhardt during oral argument on Pastor Walter Hoye’s challenge to the constitutionality of the City’s “Mother May …

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UPDATE: TAXPAYER-FUNDED ESCR CONTROVERSY CONTINUES

On September 28, 2010, a three-judge panel for the United States Court of Appeals for the Washington D.C. Circuit reversed the preliminary injunction issued by Judge Royce Lamberth on August 23, 2010 which halted federal funding for embryo-destructive research. https://ecf.dcd.uscourts.gov/cgi-bin/show_public_doc?2009cv1575-44. See also http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/09/28/appeals-court-oks-federally-funded-stem-cell-research/. The American people do not want to pay for embryo-destructive research— A Rasmussen Poll …

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LESSONS FROM CALIFORNIA ON TAXPAYER FUNDING OF HUMAN EMBRYO RESEARCH

LIFE LEGAL DEFENSE FOUNDATION P.O. Box 2105, Napa, California 94558 — (707) 224-6675 NEWS RELEASE Contact: Dana Cody, Executive Director (707) 337-6889 NAPA, Calif.: Life Legal Defense Foundation, who in 2005 initiated the lawsuitPeople’s Advocate v. ICOC, challenging the constitutionality of the governing board of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) to fund human embryonic stem …

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INFORMATION ABOUT AND LINKS FOR SHERLEY V. SEBELIUS

On August 23, 2010, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued a preliminary injunction in the case Sherley v. Sebelius, ruling that there is sufficient evidence to warrant halting funding for embryo-destructive research while the case is under consideration. Specifically, the court found that the plaintiffs presented a strong case that NIH Guidelines …

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LIFE LEGAL DEFENSE FOUNDATION GETS LOITERING CHARGES AGAINST SIDEWALK COUNSELOR DISMISSED

LIFE LEGAL DEFENSE FOUNDATION P.O. Box 2105, Napa, California 94558 — (707) 224-6675 NEWS RELEASE Contact:  Allison K. Aranda, Staff Counsel (951) 541-9327 SAN MARCOS, Calif.: The San Marcos City Attorney’s office confirmed yesterday that it has dismissed all criminal charges against Elena Di Ventra that arose out of a loitering citation she received in May 2010. …

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University of Alabama-Birmingham Officials Arrest Demonstrators for Pro-Life Speech on Public Campus

LIFE LEGAL DEFENSE FOUNDATION P.O. Box 2105, Napa, California 94558 — 707.224.6675 NEWS RELEASE July 27, 2010 Contact: Allison K. Aranda, Staff Counsel (951) 541-9327 BIRMINGHAM, Ala.: The Survivors (http://survivors.la) returned to the streets of Birmingham last Thursday to participate in a series of pro-life events over the past few days. A consent agreement reached between …

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LIFE LEGAL DEFENSE FOUNDATION GETS ALL CRIMINAL CHARGES AGAINST PRO-LIFE YOUTH DISMISSED

LIFE LEGAL DEFENSE FOUNDATION P.O. Box 2105, Napa, California 94558 — 707.224.6675 NEWS RELEASE July 23, 2010 Contact: Allison K. Aranda, Staff Counsel (951) 541-9327 BIRMINGHAM, Ala.: The Legal Department of the City of Birmingham dismissed all criminal charges against nine members of the Survivors who were arrested and jailed overnight in February 2009 for displaying …

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LIFE LEGAL DEFENSE FOUNDATION GAINS VICTORY FOR PRO-LIFE DEMONSTRATORS

LIFE LEGAL DEFENSE FOUNDATION P.O. Box 2105, Napa, California 94558 — 707.224.6675 NEWS RELEASE July 8, 2010 Contact: Allison K. Aranda, Staff Counsel (951) 541-9327 BIRMINGHAM, Ala.: A federal district court in Alabama approved a consent order today ensuring that police in Birmingham, Alabama, will not interfere with the expressive activities of the pro-life youth group …

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