April 18, 2014

Washington, DC, April 18, 2014 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today filed an amicus curiae brief in the 4th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Bostic v. Schaefer supporting the equal and fundamental right to civil marriage for all Virginians. ADL and its 20 secular and religiously-diverse coalition partners argued that Virginia’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples violates the…
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April 11, 2014

On April 8th the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA) reported that the Maryland legislature included language in the 2015 fiscal year spending plan which condemns the American Studies Association’s (ASA) boycott of Israel, but does not curb constitutionally protected speech or impose financial penalties. The article noted that both the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and The American…
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April 9, 2014

Washington, DC, April 9, 2014…The Anti-Defamation League (“ADL”) welcomed language included by the Maryland legislature in the FY2015 state budget which condemns the American Studies Association’s (ASA) boycott of Israel but does not curb constitutionally protected speech or impose financial penalties.  Darcy Hirsh, Washington DC Associate Regional Director, issued the following statement: “We are pleased…
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