|Former Alliance Defending Freedom intern Allison Jones Rushing just became a federal judge. As the chart below shows, the LGBTQ community cannot ignore this group nor what it is attempting to do to the country's judiciary or our equality.|
The news that Allison Jones Rushing, a lawyer affiliated with anti-LGBTQ hate group the Alliance Defending Freedom, was just appointed a federal circuit judge should open the door for more scrutiny about the group and its former behind-the-scenes exploits against the LGBTQ community. The following news briefs should be your guide. As some show, Rushing isn't the only lawyer affiliated with ADF invading our courts and federal government. This is not to predict that Rushing would be a biased justice. But based upon who she has chosen to associate herself with in the successful advancement of her career, the LGBTQ community should keep an eye on her and ADF in general:
The extremism of anti-LGBTQ powerhouse Alliance Defending Freedom - This is the definitive guide to the group. From how it worked to criminalize homosexuality, to its advocating sterilizing trans men and women in foreign countries, to its legislative attacks on the LGBTQ community - specifically trans youth, to its false linking of homosexuality and pedophilia. It's all here.
No Gays Allowed - A webpage set up to educate about ADF
ADF and friends: Hate group Alliance Defending Freedom is at the center of an anti-LGBTQ industry
Alliance Defending Freedom Through The Years
Masterpiece Cakeshop was just the beginning. ADF is pushing several other license-to-discriminate cases through the courts.
These anti-LGBTQ group alumni work in federal agencies that will interpret potential anti-trans definition of gender
We stop ADF by making it and its exploits public. Groups like the Alliance Defending Freedom operate expertly in the shadows. They don't like spotlight. So we should give them as much spotlight as we can.