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Retired Navy chaplain lauded for defending religious liberty

Washington Times December 8, 2016

A retired Navy chaplain who stood fast by his biblical teachings, defended religious liberty and offered “exceptional ministry to America’s warriors” was lauded and recognized during an awards banquet just outside the nation’s capital on Thursday evening. Read full article »

Military Court Botches RFRA

National Review August 11, 2016

By a vote of 4-1 yesterday in United States v. Sterling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces adopted a strangely narrow reading of the threshold provisions of the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Read full article »

Navy Chaplain Resumes Ministry After Fight Over Beliefs

Washington Times November 4, 2015

“Federal courts have made it clear that ‘religious freedom doesn’t stop just because you join the military,’ said Michael Berry, a lawyer with Liberty Institute, which assisted in Chaplain Modder’s case.” Read full article »

Victory: Chaplain Wes Modder is Reinstated and Cleared of All Charges

Fox & Friends October 26, 2015

“Our people who are serving us need to know what their freedoms are so they can’t be bullied out of their freedoms. They are already giving a sacrifice, they should not have to sacrifice the law and their rights in the military,” said Kelly Shackelford. Watch Video »