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How Ronald Reagan Helped Me Appreciate America’s Heritage of Religious Liberty

Ronald Reagan, whose birthday we celebrate next week, sprang from a foundation that saw religious freedom as crucial to America’s success. February 3, 2017

By LaToya Rosario Exclusive Liberty Watch Commentary  “We’re living in a dramatic age. Throughout the world the machinery of the state is being used as never before against religious freedom … I believe that the most essential element of our defense of freedom is our insistence on speaking out for

Kelly Shackelford: Judge Gorsuch Has Solid Record on Religious Freedom

Key cases give clues regarding U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch’s future rulings on your religious liberty. February 3, 2017

Key cases give clues regarding U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch’s future rulings on your religious liberty. On Tuesday, President Donald Trump announced his nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court. Judge Gorsuch has served on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

First Liberty National News Media Report: Spreading Awareness of the Struggle for Religious Freedom

Report reveals how news coverage of First Liberty is opening eyes across America. January 28, 2017

First Liberty wins — and not just in the courtroom. First Liberty Institute’s annual media report, released recently by First Liberty’s legal communications department, reveals the nationwide impact that First Liberty is having through engagement with influencers in the media and elsewhere. “While our litigation efforts are crucial, we’ll never

New Poll Shows Americans Want Trump, Congress and the Courts to Restore Religious Freedom

A recent Marist poll shows that Donald Trump assumed office with a mandate for religious freedom. January 28, 2017

Nearly 90 percent of all Americans consider religious liberty to be an important issue, and 65 percent of Americans believe that freedom of religion should be protected even against government laws, according to a new Marist poll released this month. The poll also revealed that appointing a Supreme Court justice

“Shame”: United States Listed in Report of Nations That Persecute Christians

Every year, the International Christian Concern (ICC) publishes the Hall of Shame Report, listing the worst nations for persecuted Christians. This year, for the first time, the United States was included in the report. January 21, 2017

Every year, the International Christian Concern (ICC) publishes the Hall of Shame Report, listing the worst nations for persecuted Christians. This year, for the first time, the United States was included in the report. In the report released in early January, the United States was included in the all new

6 Fast Actions President Trump Can Take for Religious Freedom

By Kelly Shackelford January 21, 2017

As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump promised to take action to defend religious freedom. In October, he sent a letter to a prominent pro-life Catholic organization, promising to protect the rights of all Americans “to live their faith, to serve their communities, and to act on their beliefs without fear.”