Thank you for your desire to protect yourself against increasingly hostile legal threats to your freedom to believe and to act upon your beliefs. This Religious Liberty Protection Kit is a simple but high-quality tool for helping you guard the most precious freedom you or anyone in our society has: religious liberty, our first liberty in the Bill of Rights.
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America is entering a period that renowned attorney Kelly Shackelford calls “a tipping point.” In this period, your religious freedom will either be saved or lost. The decisive battles will be fought in courtrooms. Yet the most important “soldiers” are not lawyers, but everyday people of faith who make the
Action- A general term that may refer to any number of legal options available to a client. For example, “We will consider taking legal action in this matter.” Adjudication- The decision or resolution of a legal controversy by one with authority to do so. Affidavit- A declaration of facts confirmed—usually
In Supreme Irony, adapted form his 2013 lecture given in the chamber of the U.S. Supreme Court, noted constitutional attorney and First Liberty President and CEO Kelly Shackelford explains both the drama and law behind the U.S. Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines, and its significance for religious liberty.
Your most basic rights are being threatened. This threat is embodied in the rising tide of institutional hostility to the free exercise of religion in America. And it is occurring despite the fact that America’s Founders established religious freedom as the foundation for all other freedoms; the first liberty