America is not a “post-religious-freedom” society. Not yet, anyway. The last time we checked the Constitution, the First Amendment was still in effect, which means the country has not “moved on” past religious freedom. Despite what the opposition may want to portray, America is still characterized – infused, really –
By Kelly Shackelford – As Published in National Review Online During his first State of the Union address, President Trump noted that his administration has “taken historic actions to protect religious liberty.” Measured against eight years of a previous president intent on reducing religious liberty to little more than “freedom
Since joining First Liberty in 2013, Mike Berry, Deputy General Counsel and Director for Military Affairs, has participated in some of the nation’s most high-profile religious liberty cases. Currently, Berry and the First Liberty legal team are litigating some of our nation’s most crucial military cases, several of which may
With Super Bowl Sunday only a few days away, millions of Americans are focused on getting ready for the Big Game. Among those, are members of Sports Fan Outreach International (SFOI), a Christian ministry that facilitates short-term mission trips to major sporting events, including the Super Bowl, World Series, NBA
Can praying get you sacked from your job? That’s exactly what happened to high school football coach Joe Kennedy after a school district just outside Seattle, WA fired him for a 15-second silent prayer. Even more outrageous is a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
America’s tradition of public invocations is being challenged by the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) – a radical group desperately trying to erase the heritage of opening government meetings with invocations. This time they have even attacked invocations offered by volunteer, multi-faith chaplains who comfort the grieving in their community.