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HOSTILITY ON THE RISE: Will You Be the Next Victim of Religious Workplace Discrimination?

February 19, 2015

What First Liberty Institute wants you and every business person (employees and employers) to know about faith in the workplace Amidst growing hostility toward religion, more questions than ever before have arisen concerning what kind of religious expression is allowed in the workplace—and to what extent.   More and more

KNOW YOUR ENEMIES: The 5 Foes of Your Religious Liberty

February 19, 2015

From courtrooms to classrooms, these hostile, anti-religion organizations are after your freedom     Ancient Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu once said: “Know your enemy and know yourself and you can fight a hundred battles without disaster.”   When it comes to the battle for religious freedom, knowing our enemies means

VICTORY! New Jersey Court Dismisses Humanist Lawsuit Challenging the Pledge of Allegiance

February 12, 2015

Court grants motion of First Liberty Institute client, The American Legion, to dismiss the lawsuit; school children allowed to continue to recite historic, patriotic Pledge   Last week, the Superior Court of New Jersey, Monmouth County, granted a motion by The American Legion to dismiss a lawsuit that challenged the

Latest ‘Undeniable’ Reveals 133% INCREASE in Religious Hostility Attacks in America

February 12, 2015

First Liberty Institute’s 2014 edition of ‘Undeniable: The Survey of Hostility to Religion in America’ now available for FREE via e-book download   Even though the 2014 edition of Undeniable: The Survey of Hostility to Religion in America, catalogs 133% more attacks on religious freedom in our nation today (since

City BANS CHURCH from Outreach to Kids . . . on Its Own Property!

February 6, 2015

First Liberty Institute steps in to defend youth outreach of Auburn, New York, congregation   At a hearing this past Wednesday, February 4, 2015, First Liberty Institute, along with our volunteer attorneys, argued for the religious liberty rights of First Presbyterian Church of Auburn, New York. In July 2014, the

VICTORY! Judge Rules Orthodox Jews Have Right to Peaceful Worship in Private Home

February 6, 2015

First Liberty Institute defeats yet another threat to houses of worship   First Liberty Institute Senior Counsel Justin Butterfield, Rabbi Yaakov Rich, and First Liberty Institute General Counsel Jeff Mateer expressed gratitude outside the courthouse after the judge’s ruling. On Wednesday, February 4, 2015, First Liberty Institute won another victory