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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

Liberty Institute Infuses 2015 Values Voter Summit With Much-Needed Hope

October 2, 2015

Over 2,700 leaders and activists learn of key legal victories—and strategies for more to come Liberty Institute’s Kelly Shackelford brought the crowd to its feet describing a proven legal strategy that is winning for religious freedom. It was the largest gathering of conservative leaders and activists in one of the

Texas Attorney General Files Amicus Brief In Support of Kountze Cheerleaders

October 2, 2015

A group of small town cheerleaders have the support of the Lone Star State. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed an amicus curiae briefwith the Texas Supreme Court last Friday, urging the Court to protect the rights of several Kountze public school students, who are clients of Liberty Institute. Hailing

First Liberty Institute Expert Mike Berry Educates Military Appellate Attorneys on The Value And Importance of Amicus Briefs

October 2, 2015

Acknowledging Liberty Institute’s expertise in crafting amicus curiae briefs, organizers of a prestigious annual military legal event invited our Director of Military Affairs to speak. Liberty Institute Senior Counsel and Director of Military Affairs Mike Berry was invited last week to speak at the 3rd Annual Joint Appellate Advocacy Training