First Liberty Institute Submits Testimony to Congress on Religious Discrimination in U.S. Military

January 31, 2014 •

IN THE MILITARY In late January, First Liberty Institute submitted a written statement to the House Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Military Personnel regarding religious accommodation in the armed forces. First Liberty Institute’s statement, which was accepted, was especially powerful because First Liberty Institute has become the leading legal organization

Liberty Institute, State of Oklahoma Take on the ACLU in Ten Commandments Battle

September 26, 2013 •

IN THE PUBLIC ARENA Liberty Institute has been retained by the State of Oklahoma to help in a heated battle against the ACLU. Liberty’s winning track record and extensive experience defending displays and memorials with religious imagery made it a clear choice to assist the state’s attorney general. In August,

Military Accuses Airman of Lying

September 12, 2013 •

IN THE MILITARY After filing a religious discrimination complaint against his commanding officer, Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Phillip Monk is now facing intimidation and retaliation from the military. During a meeting earlier this month, Air Force investigators abruptly read Monk his Miranda rights—usually standard during criminal arrests—accusing the 19-year Air

Coming to a Town Near You?

September 5, 2013 •

IN THE PUBLIC ARENA In one of the most dangerous constitutional violations First Liberty Institute has ever seen, the City of San Antonio passed a so-called non-discrimination protection to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals in a way that stifles free speech and tramples on religious liberty. The law targets

Liberty Institute Continues Opposing Latest Version of San Antonio Ordinance as First Amendment Violation

September 3, 2013 •

IN THE PUBLIC ARENA Attorneys Urge City of San Antonio to Protect the Religious Liberty Rights of Individualsand Organizations with Religious Objections SAN ANTONIO, TX, September 3, 2013— Today, Liberty Institute submitted a second letter to the City of San Antonio in response to the City’s revised “anti-discrimination” ordinance proposal.

The American Legion and the Massachusetts Department of The American Legion File Brief in Support of Pledge of Allegiance

August 23, 2013 •

IN THE PUBLIC ARENA Legion Asks the Massachusetts Supreme Court to Confirm That the Pledge Inspires Patriotism and Does Not Violate the Massachusetts Constitution BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, August 22, 2013 – Today, The American Legion and The American Legion Department of Massachusetts filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the Supreme Judicial Court