ADF honored for protecting freedom

Saturday, December 8, 2012
 | 
Charlie Butts (OneNewsNow.com)

The Scandinavian Human Rights Committee has handed Alliance Defending Freedom the 2012 Human Dignity Award, saying ADF has "truly become a global force."

According to an ADF press release, the award is presented to a person or organization that has made a special contribution to human rights. Alliance Defending Freedom attorney Roger Kiska, who lives in Croatia, accepted the award on behalf of his firm.

Kiska, Roger (ADF)"The protection of freedom, life and family are essential to human dignity in any society," he contends. "That's what's behind the work of Alliance Defending Freedom and why we are humbled to receive this award.

"The work we do worldwide to protect and preserve religious freedom, the sanctity of human life and marriage and family is a great honor and responsibility."

ADF has worked tirelessly in an environment not always friendly to Christians in courts and in legislatures in Europe to defend the faith and work for passage of legislation to protect religious freedom, the rights of conscience and other fundamental human rights.

We moderate all reader comments, usually within 24 hours of posting (longer on weekends). Please limit your comment to 300 words or less and ensure it addresses the article - NOT another reader's comments. Comments that contain a link (URL), an inordinate number of words in ALL CAPS, rude remarks directed at other readers, or profanity/vulgarity will not be approved. More details

SIGN UP FOR OUR DAILY NEWSBRIEF

SUBSCRIBE

VOTE IN OUR POLL

How do you suspect The Associated Press is reacting to media backlash over its Clinton story? (Choose all that apply)

CAST YOUR VOTE

GET PUSH NOTIFICATIONS

SUBSCRIBE

LATEST AP HEADLINES

Court says homosexuals can claim parental rights for nonbiological kids
FBI warns of possible state election-system hacks
Democrats surrendering in Ohio Senate race
Seattle weighs new rules for businesses with hourly workers
ISIS terrorists buried thousands in 72 mass graves
Israel lashes back after UN envoy's comments on settlements
US criticizes EU ruling on Apple as 'unfair'
Hundreds arrested during London's Notting Hill Carnival

LATEST FROM THE WEB

Kansas State University gun policy to allow campus-wide concealed carry
Just in time: Trans-locker rooms shot down
Clemson University forbids man from praying, calls it 'solicitation'
Hillary’s plantation
PC talking points about immigration don’t square with the facts

CARTOON OF THE DAY

Cartoon of the Day

REASON & COMPANY

NEXT STORY
California 2012: Year in Review

During 2012, battles over "gay" rights, education, and the state budget crisis dominated the headlines coming out of The Golden State.