VICTORY! School District Violated Former Substitute Teacher’s Religious Liberty Rights

January 8, 2015 • News & Commentary

First Liberty Institute applauds the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s decision on behalf of our client Walt Tutka     After a grueling two-year legal fight, last month First Liberty Institute client Walt Tutka received the decision he deserved—a decision that not only advances his religious freedom, but could help

Best of 2014: First Liberty Institute’s Top 12 Advancements in the Fight for Faith

December 29, 2014 • News & Commentary

First Liberty Institute celebrates forward progress in the ongoing battle to defend religious liberty in America!    While the attacks against religious liberty in our country are at an all-time high, the good news is that concerned citizens like you are taking notice and fighting back! You’ve stood with First

2014 SCROOGE AWARDS: Help Us Expose the Worst Anti-Religious Discriminators of the Year

December 22, 2014 • News & Commentary

Vote for your #1 Scrooge when it comes to stamping out religious expression in America Ebenezer Scrooge may have been a work of fiction in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, but his cold-hearted ways are very much alive and well this Advent season.     Multitudes wear the “Bah-humbug” holiday

PUNISHED: Army Chaplain Seeks Religious Accommodation to Care for Spiritual Well Being of Soldiers

December 19, 2014 • News & Commentary

First Liberty Institute prepared to take legal action if Chaplain Lawhorn’s commanding officer denies his request     This week, First Liberty Institute sent a second letter on behalf of our client Chaplain (Captain) Joseph “Joe” Lawhorn—this time requesting a religious accommodation to his commanding officer, Colonel David Fivecoat.  You

REALLY? Religion-Hostile Georgia Bureaucrats Create Misleading Story for Firing of Dr. Eric Walsh

December 19, 2014 • News & Commentary

First Liberty Institute corrects inaccuracies in Department of Public Health’s attempt to escape religious discrimination charge   This week, First Liberty Institute, with volunteer attorney Andrew Coffman of Parks, Chesin, & Walbert, sent a response to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) addressing the factual inaccuracies in the State

CHAPLAIN CASE: Deadline December 15 for U.S. Army to Respond to Liberty Institute

December 11, 2014 • News & Commentary

As reported in the national media this week, Liberty Institute has demanded that the United States Army revoke an unlawful violation of the religious liberty rights of our client, Chaplain (Captain) Joseph “Joe” Lawhorn.  Liberty Institute sent a letter to Chaplain Lawhorn’s commander at Fort Benning, Georgia, earlier this week, asking for a