Evil is on the Attack in America. Please Pray!

Jun 12, 2020

Liberty Counsel needs your prayers as we finish an intense week of litigation, including two matters before the U.S. Supreme Court.

This week has been extraordinarily busy as we fight leading battles to preserve our God-given liberties. We continue to work on the weekends and through the night into the early hours of the morning. The battle is intense and getting more so. Here are some highlights...

Monday at 11:54 PM Pacific, 2:24 AM Eastern time, we filed a legal memo in the Sandra Merritt case, requesting the court dismiss some of the politically driven criminal charges against her. As you may recall, Sandra is the undercover journalist who exposed Planned Parenthood's repulsive "Baby Parts for Sale" scheme. Sandra is the first journalist in California history to be prosecuted for undercover journalism and exposing a crime.

Tuesday, we filed our Reply Brief with the U.S. Supreme Court asking the Court to hear arguments regarding our sidewalk counseling case in Harrisburg, PA. We are defending the right of pro-lifers to pray and offer lifesaving counseling to prospective abortive mothers.

Thursday, the Supreme Court met to conference on our Kim Davis case to consider taking the case for review. Even though Liberty Counsel won the original case against Kim Davis by effectuating a statute that allows opt-outs for religious beliefs, the ACLU is attempting to sue Davis personally for attorney fees and costs!

Thursday night, we filed our brief at a federal Court of Appeals against the City of Boston's discrimination against the religious viewpoint of Camp Constitution during an event to celebrate Constitution Week.

Friday, we are presenting oral argument at the Court of Appeals on behalf of the Chicago-based Romanian churches we have been defending against the Illinois governor and Chicago mayor regarding outrageous discrimination against churches. Gov. J.B. Pritzker wisely dropped all restrictions against our churches when we drug him to the steps of the Supreme Court just over a week ago, but we want to make sure he doesn't return to his unconstitutional ways.

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Regardless, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has decreed new restrictions against our churches! In addition, Lightfoot has not dropped any of the criminal charges against our client pastors. Nor has Mayor Lightfoot rescinded the Summary Abatement threat to take possession of and potentially bulldoze the church buildings. Yet both Mayor Lightfoot and Gov. Pritzker have personally attended "mass gatherings" throughout the last week that had NO restrictions!

Meanwhile, we have three other church cases pending at the federal Court of Appeals as we defend criminally charged pastors and illegally closed churches. Additionally, we continue to provide legal counsel to thousands of pastors and churches nationwide on the illegal church restrictions.

And we continue to defend Liberty Counsel from the baseless and malevolent attacks against us by the Southern Poverty Law Center. This is on top of all our other cases.

This is our time to stand and I am so glad that you have chosen to join Liberty Counsel to advance freedom!

Two things you can do to help RIGHT NOW.

First, please join me in praying Psalm 91 over our ministry all day Friday, as we argue before the courts to end these illegal and immoral forced closures of our churches. Pray it not only over Liberty Counsel, but also your home, your family and our beloved country.

Second, we need you to financially partner with us. Liberty Counsel never charges our clients, even when the cases go all the way to the Supreme Court. We need your help to undergird the thousands of man hours and expenses it takes to complete such an endeavor.

Our clients like Sandra Merritt, who showed the world Planned Parenthood's baby-parts-for-sale scheme, or the pastors criminally charged for opening their churches, rely on YOU. YOUR generous donations ensure that Liberty Counsel can continue to successfully defend God's people and plan — which requires religious liberty as the foundation — in the American court system.

Thank you for your ongoing support and your love for our Lord.

In Christ,

Mat Staver
Founder and Chairman
Liberty Counsel

P.S. Our services are always free to our clients. Few people could afford to defend themselves against well-funded giants like Planned Parenthood or state and city governments on their own.

YOUR generous donations make our defense of churches, pastors, Christians counselors, and Planned Parenthood whistle-blowers possible. Please, make your best contribution today.