North Carolina Bar Application Fee

Twenty Five Years of Excellence in Representation for the Pro-life and Religious Liberties Community

Over a quarter century of excellence in legal representation ... framed the legal arguments that led to Supreme Court decision rejecting application of the Ku Klux Klan Act to Operation Rescue ... represented hundreds of rescuers ... wrote the Petition for Habeas Corpus that freed seven Christian ministers arrested while praying on a public sidewalk in Houston, Texas ... blew open the Inaugural Parade route for free speech opposing Bill Clinton's veto of original Partial Birth Abortion law ... won injunction protecting evangelists' right to leaflet in Boston subway stations ... won order barring Secret Service from stopping prayer vigils for Elian Gonzalez outside the Cuban Interests Section of the Swedish Embassy in Washington ... obtained ruling barring DC from restricting free speech outside medical facilities ... won injunction opening Stone Mountain Memorial Park to evangelism ... won judgment for minister threatened with arrest while praying in the US Capitol building ... devised legal challenge to limits on campaign donations by minors and won judgment that such restrictions violate First Amendment ... won trial and appellate court battles to protect freedom of speech of Pregnancy Resource Centers against oppressive New York City Ordinance.  These are just the highlights of the opportunities God gave me to serve the cause of life and religious liberty.

The time has come to move forward.  It is time to build the base from which to continue serving through the gifts and skills given to me by God and honed by serving the cause of liberty, freedom of speech, and free exercise of religion.

Due to continued unemployment, meeting the cost of the application for admission to the North Carolina Bar is a challenge. It isn't insurmountable, but it is real and significant.  

I believe that God directs our steps and has guided us to the place where Terri and I began our life together.  From here, upon admission to the bar, I want to continue, as God provides the opportunity, the work of defending sidewalk counselors, pro-life activists, and individuals whose religious liberties have been restricted by government actions.

Giving to this cause puts you in a position to claim responsibility for each and every future instance in which I can speak truth to power for those who've stood up for life, for liberty, and for religious freedom. 

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    • $1,120 
    • 82 mos
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    • $100 (Offline)
    • 83 mos
  • CAROL Houghton 
    • $25 
    • 83 mos
  • Dennis Helmer 
    • $20 
    • 83 mos
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    • $25 
    • 83 mos
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Jim Henderson 
Jacksonville, NC
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