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Melissa Klein | First Liberty

Good News: We Just Took the Next Major Step in Delivering #SweetJustice for Melissa Klein

 

Last June, the U.S. Supreme Court stepped in and sent a clear message to Oregon officials: award-winning cake artist Melissa Klein deserves the same protection from religious discrimination that was afforded to Masterpiece Cakeshop’s Jack Phillips in his Supreme Court victory. On Thursday, January 9th, First Liberty attorneys presented oral arguments as the key next step in determining whether Oregon government officials should be in the business of deciding whose faith is—or is not—acceptable.

 

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Photos of Our Recent Oral Argument on Behalf of Cake Artist Melissa Klein
This special Insider’s-only feature includes several exclusive photos to give you an inside look at what happened at last week’s hearing in the SweetCakes case. As we wait for a final decision, we’re also giving you a breakdown of our legal team’s oral argument.
Military | First Liberty
Anti-Faith Group Sets Sights on Denying U.S. Marines Inspirational Dog Tags
With many of our our brave service members now standing at high alert and prepared for action, the anti-faith activists at the Military Religious Freedom Foundation won’t give up in trying to deny them the freedom to find strength and courage in their faith.
Community | First Liberty
FLI Reclaims Right of Senior Couple to Host Bible Study in Their Home
First Liberty Institute recently settled a federal lawsuit against a senior living community in Virginia that had banned FLI clients Ken and Liv Hauge from hosting a Bible study. Learn how this victory will help us win more cases to protect your right to live out your faith at home.
Community | First Liberty
Interactive Map: Ten Critical Legal Battles We’re Fighting to Defend Your First Freedom
2020 will be the start of a new era for religious freedom and this special feature contains an interactive map with numerous legal battles we’re fighting nationwide. Start the New Year by becoming familiar with the key cases that will have a profound impact on your first freedom.
House of worship | First Liberty
Violent Attack on Orthodox Jewish Community in N.Y. Is An Attack On All Faiths
Tragically, the recent attack on the Orthodox Jewish Community in New York exemplifies a despicable, rising cultural wave of anti-semitism that’s no longer kept in the dark corners of hardened hearts, but is now stretching its tentacles across America.
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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