Liberty Counsel

Read the latest news about Liberty Council, an antigay organization helmed by Mathew Staver. A longtime supporter of the Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy, Liberty Counsel is a faith-based law firm that is affiliated with Liberty University and its antigay founder Rev. Jerry Falwell. It has been involved with a number of landmark cases that have determined the progress of LGBT rights, including Lawrence v. Texas. Read more about Liberty Counsel and other organizations that influence the gay rights movement in America.

Mat Staver of Liberty Counsel claims the legislation opens a "back door" to antidiscrimination law. 

January 09 2019 3:31 PM

Davis, who rose to infamy after denying marriage licenses to same-sex couples, will likely pursue ministry, her attorney says.

November 12 2018 7:16 PM

That Thin Mint you're eating could lead to sexual promiscuity and abortion, according to Liberty Counsel founder Mat Staver. 

March 26 2018 7:38 PM

Mat Staver likened the designation to forcing Jews to wear the Star of David.

February 06 2018 7:35 PM

The attorney who represents the homophobic Kentucky official claims anti-LGBT groups are the real ones experiencing persecution.

August 31 2017 6:50 PM

The Southern Poverty Law Center is standing by its designation of the Alliance Defending Freedom and Liberty Counsel as "hate groups." 

July 17 2017 4:52 PM

The organization says because it prevailed in the suit over Davis's refusal to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, it's entitled to recoup costs. But Davis's lawyer says she was the winner.

September 20 2016 4:25 PM
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