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
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,
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
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
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.
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