Press Releases

AFL Applauds Outcome of SCOTUS Decision in Kennedy v. Bremerton School District

June 28, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – America First Legal (AFL) applauds the outcome of the Supreme Court’s decision in Kennedy v. Bremerton School District—a case involving a high-school football coach who was fired for praying silently at midfield after football games.   AFL filed a brief asking the Court to reconsider and overrule the Establishment Clause cases that have […]

Case Update: Fifth Circuit Agrees to Re-Hear Federal Employee Vaccine Mandate Case

June 27, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC – This afternoon, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit agreed to reconsider the case of a group of federal employees challenging the lawfulness of the Biden Administration’s federal employee vaccine mandate.  A panel of Fifth Circuit judges had previously decided the case against the group of federal employees and […]

AFL Center for Legal Equality Asks for Civil Rights Investigation of Yum! Brands, and Demands Accountability for Pizza Hut’s Unlawful, Discriminatory Hiring Practices

June 27, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, as part of its initiative under the Center for Legal Equality, America First Legal (AFL), asked the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to open a civil rights investigation of Yum! Brands, Inc. for engaging in unlawful, discriminatory hiring practices.  The Company’s Form 10-K states that “In connection with our focus […]

AFL To AG Garland: If Pro-Abortion Activists Cause Violence, They Must Be Prosecuted

June 24, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, America First Legal sent Attorney General Merrick Garland a letter demanding that he denounce all violence, threats, or intimidation against the pro-life community that will be coming in the days ahead. Furthermore, AFL demands that any individual who engages in violent or criminal activity be prosecuted to the full extent of […]

AFL Lauds SCOTUS For Overturning Roe v. Wade

June 24, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – We at America First Legal (AFL)–like so many Americans across the United States–are thrilled to see the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health.  But the Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade is only the next step of our journey to protect, support, and defend Life. State by state, […]

AFL Asks Fifth Circuit To Hold Biden Accountable For Creating Unauthorized Shadow Agency With Power Over “Climate Costs”

June 23, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, America First Legal (“AFL”) continued its fight against the Biden Administration’s unprecedented lawlessness in a brief filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, in the case The State of Louisiana, et al. v. Joseph R. Biden, Jr. The brief, filed in a case involving a lawsuit brought […]

AFL ASKS BIDEN ADMINISTRATION TO WITHDRAW NOMINATION OF AMANDA BENNETT, CITING NATIONAL SECURITY AND RELATED FAILURES

June 23, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, America First Legal (AFL) sent a letter to President Biden requesting the withdrawal of Amanda Bennett’s nomination to be the next Chief Executive Officer of the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM). AFL’s request stems from Bennett’s well-documented failures during her previous service as the Director of the Voice of America […]

AFL, TPUSA Launch Initiative to Help Students Stand Up for Equal Rights and Fight Woke Discrimination 

June 21, 2022

AFL, TPUSA Launch Initiative to Help Students Stand Up for Equal Rights and Fight Woke Discrimination  WASHINGTON–Today, America First Legal (AFL) and Turning Point USA (TPUSA) published an open letter to America’s students, launching a new and unprecedented nationwide initiative to protect equality and fight back against illegal woke race and sex discrimination by corporations, […]

AFL Files Formal Civil Rights Complaint with Federal Government of Morgan Stanley, Princeton University, Harvard University, and the University of Michigan 

June 21, 2022

AFL Files Formal Civil Rights Complaint with Federal Government of Morgan Stanley, Princeton University, Harvard University, and the University of Michigan  WASHINGTON–America First Legal (AFL) has asked the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to investigate Morgan Stanley, a global investment firm, and the U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights, and Federal Student […]

America First Legal Launches the AFL Center for Legal Equality

June 21, 2022

America First Legal Launches the AFL Center for Legal Equality New Initiative to Fight for Victims of Private and Public Sector Race, Gender, Religious, and Other Discrimination WASHINGTON– Today, America First Legal (“AFL”) announced the launch of the AFL Center for Legal Equality. The Center for Legal Equality is a new initiative housed within AFL–a […]

AFL Joins Case Asking the Supreme Court of the United States to Review the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s Decision To Impose A Partisan Democratic Congressional Map

June 17, 2022

AFL Joins Case Asking the Supreme Court of the United States to Review the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s Decision To Impose A Partisan Democratic Congressional Map Washington, D.C. – America First Legal Foundation (“AFL”) is asking the Supreme Court of the United States to review the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision to impose a partisan Democratic congressional […]

AFL Slams President Biden for Executive Order Imposing Radical Gender Ideology and Attempting to Override State Laws

June 16, 2022

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, President Biden signed a radical Executive Order (EO) entitled “Advancing Equality for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex Individuals.” But far from actually “advancing equality,” the EO directs the federal government to engage in broad-sweeping actions, including actions to override state laws protecting parents’ rights, young children, and girls’ sports from […]

AFL Releases Documents Conclusively Proving Critical Race Theory Indoctrination Is Being Used In Public Schools 

June 13, 2022

WASHINGTON– Today, America First Legal released 166 pages of documents proving that school district bureaucrats and a cadre of taxpayer-funded “consultants” are using Critical Race Theory to “transform” public education and indoctrinate American children.  America First Legal, working with Wally Zimolong of Zimolong LLC, sued the Tredyffrin/Easttown School District in Chester County, PA on behalf […]

AFL Continues Investigating Biden DOJ’s Double Standards

June 13, 2022

WASHINGTON– Continuing its on-going investigation of the Biden Administration’s politicization of the Department of Justice, America First Legal has sent a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for all records explaining why the Biden Administration allowed two New York attorneys who firebombed a police van and bragged about injuring police officers to avoid terrorism charges. […]

VICTORY: Federal Court Vacates Biden’s Radical Anti-ICE Pro-Criminal Policies in AFL-Backed Lawsuit

June 11, 2022

WASHINGTON–This afternoon, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas issued a final judgment in a case brought by the great states of Texas and Louisiana against a Biden Administration policy that releases criminal aliens into American communities. The Court vacated the Biden Administration’s completely lawless policy for multiple reasons under the Administrative […]

New Investigation: AFL Launches Slate of FOIAs to Pry Loose Biden’s Election Meddling Plans

June 10, 2022

WASHINGTON–On Friday, America First Legal (AFL) filed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests with nineteen federal agencies, including the Department of Justice, seeking records of the Biden Administration’s plans for controlling the 2022 U.S. midterm elections.  On March 7, 2021, President Biden signed Executive Order 14019, titled “Promoting Access to Voting,” to address “significant obstacles” […]

Shilling for Democrats? AFL Requests Ethics Investigation of Biden Chief of Staff Ron Klain’s Retweets

June 3, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, America First Legal (“AFL”) asked the Office of Government Ethics (“OGE”) to investigate whether White House Chief of Staff Ronald Klain has violated ethical standards prohibiting political officials from misusing federal office for financial gain. On May 22, 2022, Klain used social media to promote StrikePAC, a Democrat-affiliated political action committee whose […]

AFL Demands Texas School District Turn Over Materials Instructing School Counselors to Secretly Direct Children to a Private Company for “Gender Transitions”

June 2, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Earlier this week, on behalf of its client Christine Parizio and pursuant to the federal Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment, America First Legal Foundation demanded that the Clear Creek Independent School District (CCISD) in League City, Texas, turn over materials instructing school counselors to secretly direct children considering “gender transitions” to a […]

Did Biden’s Chief of Staff Ron Klain Violate The Hatch Act? AFL Demands Answers

June 1, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, America First Legal (“AFL”) formally requested that the Office of Special Counsel (“OSC”) investigate whether White House Chief of Staff Ronald Klain violated the Hatch Act by using his official “@WHCOS” Twitter account to retweet partisan political messages, including promoting fundraising links for Democrat political activity. The Hatch Act prohibits government employees […]

AFL Continues Fight Against Biden’s Unlawful Vaccine Mandate, Files Brief in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

May 31, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC – America First Legal (“AFL”) continued its fight against the Biden Administration’s unlawful, unconstitutional vaccine mandate for federal employees, filing an amicus brief in a case pending before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in Feds for Medical Freedom v. Biden. In the brief, AFL asks the Fifth Circuit to […]

Fairfax County School Board Punts on Changes to Student Rights and Responsibilities Handbook After America First Legal Sends Letter Warning of Potential Constitutional Liability

May 26, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Yesterday, America First Legal sent a letter to the Chair of the Fairfax County School Board in Fairfax County, VA informing the board its proposed changes to Student Rights and Responsibilities handbook, Regulation 2601.36P, contribute to an unconstitutional disciplinary regime targeting young elementary school students, those in 4th through 6th grades.  Today, following […]

AFL Successfully Pushed Biden Administration To Release Agency “Equity Action Plans”

May 25, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On April 14, 2022, two weeks after America First Legal Foundation (AFL) filed its Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, President Biden finally released the Equity Action Plans he had requested from each federal agency under Executive Order 13985, entitled “Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government.” […]

America First Legal Releases Primer On Biden Administration’s Globalist Plan To Surrender U.S. Sovereignty To WHO

May 24, 2022

Washington, D.C. – Today, America First Legal (“AFL”) released a detailed primer on the Biden Administration’s plans to “strengthen” the World Health Organization (“WHO”). The Biden Administration is committed to sacrificing the sovereignty of the United States by collaborating with global elites and far-left domestic allies to “strengthen” the corrupt WHO. Under the guise of […]

AFL, Texas Take Decisive Action To Stop Biden From Codifying “Catch-and-Release” At the Border Into Law

May 23, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, partnering with Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and the State of Texas, America First Legal filed a motion for Preliminary Injunction in its case against the Biden Administration’s Departments of Justice and Homeland Security for their unlawful and radical attempts to codify catch-and-release.  On March 29, 2022, the Biden Administration published an […]

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