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RESOLVED: Shaw Media, Bob Eschliman Reach Settlement Honoring Religious Liberty

July 31, 2015

Employment dispute amicably resolved after Liberty Institute client—an award-winning journalist—was fired over a year ago This week, Liberty Institute announced that their client, Bob Eschliman, and Shaw Media amicably resolved an employment dispute with a confidential settlement agreement. The settlement follows Eschliman’s termination from the Newton Daily News over a

WORKPLACE DISCRIMINATION: Media Coverage Swells after First Liberty Institute Client Sues Ford Motor Company

July 24, 2015

First Liberty Institute files lawsuit against second-largest U.S.-based automaker after client is terminated for expressing his sincerely held religious beliefs The story of a man who was unlawfully fired for expressing his religious beliefs is gaining national coverage after First Liberty Institute filed a lawsuit on his behalf earlier this

Mt. Soledad Is Saved. So Why Am I Worried?

July 24, 2015

by Christopher Corbett If my atheist dad were still alive, this would be a good week for him. That’s because one of his favorite landmarks—the Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial Cross—has been saved. With the transfer of the site to the Mt. Soledad Memorial Association (MSMA), it is now permanently protected

VICTORY: Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial Cross Saved from Being Torn Down

July 23, 2015

U.S. government transfers memorial and surrounding land to Mt. Soledad Memorial Association, ending a long legal dispute over the memorial’s constitutionality       This week, the U.S. government sold the historic Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial in San Diego, CA to our client, the Mt. Soledad Memorial Association (MSMA). The

DISCRIMINATION IN THE MILITARY: 43 Members of Congress Join Public Outcry of Support for Court-Martialed Marine

July 17, 2015

Members of Congress sign on to the American Center for Law and Justice’s friend-of-the-court brief in support of First Liberty Institute client, Lance Corporal Monifa Sterling, and her constitutional right to freely practice her faith . . .   Lance Corporal Monifa Sterling was court-martialed for posting a Bible verse

Firewalls Put to the Test—First Liberty Institute Advises County Clerk Katie Lang

July 17, 2015

  The religious freedom of a County Clerk is under fire in Hood County, Texas, following last month’s Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v Hodges legalizing same-sex marriage. Even before the Supreme Court decision, religious liberty experts identified several firewalls to keep the newly-minted right to same-sex marriage from canceling out the clear