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Time to Move the Chains

There comes a time in life when you have to take a stand for something. And Coach Kennedy did just that…he took a stand for his faith by kneeling in prayer.

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New Poll: Majority of Americans Say First Amendment is Outdated
A Campaign for Free Speech survey uncovers stunning findings about Americans’ views on the First Amendment. In this special feature, we break down three key findings from this recent survey—and at the end take our short survey and tell us what you think about free speech.
Community | First Liberty
How Much Do You Know About the Religious Freedom Restoration Act?
This month we observe the 26th anniversary of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) being signed into law. Get ready to put on your lawyer hat, take the quiz and learn how this milestone legislation has protected religious liberty for over two decades.
Judicial | First Liberty
The ABA’s Letter Attacking Judicial Nominee Lawrence VanDyke is Disgraceful
The ABA’s treatment of my friend and former FLI volunteer network attorney, Lawrence VanDyke, shows a distinct lack of integrity in their process. The ABA has only hurt itself with this biased and personal attack against a brilliant lawyer, one who will make a great judge and be a faithful protector of religious freedom in the Ninth Circuit.
Community | First Liberty
Displaying “In God We Trust” is More Appropriate Now Than Ever Before
The U.S. Supreme Court and every federal appellate court have consistently ruled that displaying America’s national motto is perfectly constitutional. Yet, a group of activists insists on bullying a Florida Sheriff’s office to take the phrase down from its law enforcement vehicles.
House of worship | First Liberty
Federal Court’s Horrendous Ruling May Force Catholic Nuns to Provide Contraception
After eight years of litigation, opponents of religious liberty are still hell-bent on taking Catholic nuns to court. Learn how First Liberty is helping to fight for the Little Sisters of the Poor now that they’ve once again appealed their case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
First Liberty | Meet Kelly Shackelford

Kelly Shackelford: 30 Years of Leading the Fight

“Everybody’s free to go do great things.”
If you’re around First Liberty for long, you’ll hear these words from Kelly Shackelford more than a few times. But to Kelly, this isn’t just an empty mantra. It’s the culmination of a lifelong mission, and a goal that still drives him forward to this day: the freedom to live out your faith.

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