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

December 29, 2014

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

COURT-MARTIALED! Marine Criminally Prosecuted by the U.S. Government for Displaying a Bible Verse in Her Workspace

May 21, 2015

First Liberty Institute and volunteer attorney Paul Clement ask the military’s highest court to take the case and protect service members’ right to religious freedom   This week, First Liberty Institute and volunteer attorney Paul Clement asked the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF)—the highest military court whose

Catholic Health Educator Fired From Clinic for Beliefs

December 22, 2016

Alexia Palma was a health educator in Houston who was fired from her job for her Catholic beliefs. First Liberty filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on Palma’s behalf Wednesday against Legacy Community Health (LCH), Palma’s former employer. “The company gave Alexia an ultimatum — violate

First Liberty Institute Exposes Holes in Case Against Chaplain Modder—Urges Navy to Restore Him to Service

April 24, 2015

18-page response letter sheds light on misinformation and inaccuracies in Captain John Fahs’s rush to judgment against a highly-decorated military hero     Click here to watch Chaplain Wes Modder and his wife Beth share about their painful and discriminatory experience.   On behalf of client U.S. Navy Chaplain Wes

Kleins’ Case Moves Forward: First Liberty Files Appeal to Defend Bakers’ Rights

April 28, 2016

Aaron and Melissa Klein are taking their fight for freedom before the Oregon Court of Appeals. The Oregon government punished the Kleins with a $135,000 penalty for declining to design and create a custom cake for a same-sex wedding. The government also issued a gag order directing the Kleins to

U.S. Navy PROHIBITS Chaplain Wes Modder from Ministering to Fallen Sailor’s Family

March 26, 2015

First Liberty Institute demands answers for Navy official’s “no contact” order after denying client religious accommodation In the U.S. Navy officials’ latest attack on Chaplain Wes Modder, last week commanding officer Captain Jon R. Fahs issued a “no contact” order to the highly-decorated military hero—prohibiting him from fulfilling his chaplain