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As Veterans Day Approaches, Veterans Memorials Face Threats of Destruction

October 15, 2015

“The American Legion and Liberty Institute both unapologetically stand ‘For God and Country,’ a stance that will never waver. We appreciate the outstanding work that Liberty Institute has done in protecting our nation’s veterans memorials.” — Michael D. Helm, National Commander, The American Legion It’s a cruel irony. Veterans Day is

4 Religious Liberty Facts Every Teacher Needs Now

October 15, 2015

It happens all the time. Teachers, coaches, and other public school administrators are told, in short, that they cannot express their faith in the workplace. Liberty Institute’s client, Coach Joe Kennedy, ran into that mantra this fall—and with the help of skilled attorneys he is pushing back to secure his

Liberty Institute Client and WWII Veteran Dies at 92

October 8, 2015

Sivcoski plays the bugle in a V.F.W. honor guard squad at Houston National Cemetery in 2011. Photo: New York Times America lost a hero this week, and Liberty Institute a valuable friend. August “Gus” Sivcoski, a WWII veteran and Houston, Texas resident died on Monday at the age of 92.

Protect Your Church – A Step-by-Step Guide from First Liberty Institute

October 8, 2015

  Less than a year ago, First Liberty Institute received an average of 15 legal requests per week. Since the United States Supreme Court Decision legalizing same-sex marriage in June, we average almost 15 requests per day.   As much as one would like to believe that churches—of all places—are

4 Reasons the War for Your Religious Freedom Just Got Hotter

October 8, 2015

The war to save religious freedom in America is ever moving, but the month of September proved to be a particularly crucial 30 days. Out of the blur of action, four reasons stand out as opposing visions of our nation’s future clash with increasing intensity.   #1: VICTIMS . .

Police Chief Under Fire for ‘In God We Trust’ Decals

October 2, 2015

After coming under fire for placing “In God We Trust” decals on his department’s cruisers, Childress Police Chief Adrian Garcia has enlisted the help of Liberty Institute for the coming legal battle. A career in law enforcement has never been considered a particularly safe job. But in today’s America, the