increase in religious liberty attacks in past 5 years
religious liberty legal matters last year
win rate for cases
Houston health care company fires young Catholic immigrant for being unwilling to promote contraception.Read More
The Florida High School Athletic Association told two private Christian schools they couldn’t pray over the loudspeaker before the football state championship game. First Liberty is fighting back.Read More
First Liberty is defending one woman’s right to pray in her own home.Read More
Religious liberty is the first right mentioned in the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
According to the Non-Profit Times, three of the top five charities in America are religiously affiliated (YMCA, Catholic Charities, and the Salvation Army).
Seventy-seven percent of American adults identify as religious, according to the Pew Research Center.
Over 88.2 million (36 percent) adults attend religious services at least once a week.
In the 2011-12 school year, religious elementary and secondary schools educated over 4 million students.
George Washington called religious liberty one of Americans’ “choicest” blessings and rights in 1789.
In 1792, James Madison said, “conscience is the most sacred of all property.”
Between 2011 and 2015, attacks on religious freedom in America tripled. (Documented in First Liberty’s annual survey, Undeniable: Survey of Hostility to Religion in America)