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

March 12, 2015

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

5 Reasons to Keep Religion in the Military

September 17, 2015

Liberty Institute Senior Counsel and Director of Military Affairs Mike Berry takes a tour of the history of religious expression in the armed forces Since the United States’ founding, American civil and military leadership have taken deliberate steps to meet the religious needs of the military and to prevent it from becoming

New York Church Banned from Operating Summer Glee Camp . . . on Its Own Property!

January 8, 2015

First Liberty Institute defends First Presbyterian Church from City of Auburn’s discriminatory zoning enforcement     Government hostility to local houses of worship has reached epidemic levels—yet First Liberty Institute is fighting back to establish firm legal precedents that will bring the epidemic to an end.   Last month, First

Federal ‘Rights’ Commission Attacks Religious Freedom. Here’s Why They’re Wrong.

September 23, 2016

If you want to protect your religious freedom, you’re nothing more than discriminatory, intolerant, racist, sexist, and worse—and the government has the right to silence you. At least, that’s what the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights has declared. In fact, according to the Wall Street Journal, the chairman of the

City BANS CHURCH from Outreach to Kids . . . on Its Own Property!

February 6, 2015

First Liberty Institute steps in to defend youth outreach of Auburn, New York, congregation   At a hearing this past Wednesday, February 4, 2015, First Liberty Institute, along with our volunteer attorneys, argued for the religious liberty rights of First Presbyterian Church of Auburn, New York. In July 2014, the

PUBLIC RELIGIOUS EXPRESSION UNDER FIRE! Rowan County Appeals Lawsuit Over Prayer Before Commissioners’ Meetings

July 31, 2015

Liberty Institute and its high profile volunteer attorney Allyson Ho appeal on behalf of County’s right to continue what the Supreme Court says is “part of the fabric of our society” This week, along with The Gibbs Law Firm and Alliance Defending Freedom, Liberty Institute and its high-profile volunteer attorney—Allyson