Vandals Spray-Paint Swastika on Car of Congregation Toras Chaim’s Rabbi Rich

March 20, 2015 • News & Commentary

Vandalism committed nine days after city of Dallas sues First Liberty Institute client Congregation Toras Chaim     Rabbi Yaakov Rich’s car was vandalized with a swastika just daysafter the City of Dallas filed a lawsuit that could potentially shut down the small Orthodox Jewish congregation.   Last week, on

Media Company Purposefully Obscures True Reason for Wrongful Termination of Award-Winning Journalist

March 20, 2015 • News & Commentary

First Liberty Institute counters omissions, misconstrued facts in employer’s response to EEOC charge of religious discrimination on behalf of client Bob Eschliman   First Liberty Institute client and former Newton Daily News editor-in-chief Bob Eschliman was fired for the uniquely religious opinions he expressed in one, private blog post written

Military, political, and religious leaders rally in support of Chaplain Modder

GOOSE CREEK, SC, March 12, 2015
March 12, 2015 • Press Releases

Cruz, Santorum, Boykin, Graham, and More Declare Strong Support of Liberty Institute Client,
Chaplain Wes Modder

VICTORY! U.S. District Judge Dismisses American Atheists’ Attack on a Ten Commandments Monument on the OK Capitol Grounds

March 12, 2015 • News & Commentary

First Liberty Institute applauds the court’s decision to protect this display of America’s religious heritage   On Tuesday, March 10, 2015, First Liberty Institute participated in defeating American Atheists in their latest search-and-destroy mission against a Ten Commandments monument.  United States District Judge Robin J. Cauthron dismissed a lawsuit brought

FIGHT FOR FAITH INTENSIFIES: First Liberty Institute Requests Immediate Remedy for Chaplain Wes Modder

March 12, 2015 • News & Commentary

First Liberty Institute demands Navy restore highly decorated chaplain as public outcry grows   Click here to watch Chaplain Wes Modder and his wife Beth share about their painful and discriminatory experience   The unthinkable has happened yet again. Another decorated military hero’s career has been threatened by our nation’s

Navy threatens to end 19-year career of decorated chaplain who served Navy Seal teams

GOOSE CREEK, SC, March 9, 2015
March 9, 2015 • Press Releases

NAVY THREATENS TO END 19-YEAR CAREER OF DECORATED CHAPLAIN WHO SERVED NAVY SEAL TEAMS Today, Liberty Institute responds to the Navy’s threatened punishment of Chaplain Wes Modder, a decorated Navy chaplain and former Marine. Modder has been called “the best of the best” and a “national asset” with “charismatic leadership and