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Judge Mack Case

Judge Mack

July 12, 2021

Volunteer chaplaincy program and courtroom invocations come under attack.

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Jury Case | First Liberty

Jury Prayer Case

May 7, 2021

In July 2016, a federal grand jury indicted former Congresswoman Corrine Brown on fraud charges; the case proceeded to a jury trial in April 2017. During the jury’s deliberations, the district court removed a juror who stated to other jurors that he had prayed for and believed he received the guidance of the Holy Spirit in considering the case.

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Delaware Nativity Scene Case | First Liberty

Delaware Nativity Scene

April 19, 2021

For decades, a free-standing nativity has been part of the Christmas holiday tradition in the town circle in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. But last year, the City ordered it removed because it is “religious.” Of course, this is a clear violation of the First Amendment. First Liberty Institute has urged the City to reverse its recent blanket ban of the nativity from any city property.

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Holy Water Case | First Liberty

The Church Water Tax Case

December 18, 2020

First Liberty Institute is representing three churches in a lawsuit against their city for implementing discriminatory water fees.

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HOA Bans Cross | Cases | First Liberty

HOA Bans Cross

November 11, 2020

After placing a small cross by his entryway, Dr. Leo “Jake” Hebert, III received a letter from the HOA stating that the cross was a violation of the restrictive covenants and demanding that he remove it or face fines.

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Zach Stevens Case | First Liberty

Zach Stevens

October 30, 2020

Zach Stevens, a health professional in Bremerton, Washington, was fired for refusing to personally administer or perform procedures that violated his religious convictions.

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