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National Review

Dereliction of Leadership Imperils Military

August 17, 2018 • In the News

By Mike Berry, First Liberty Institute Deputy General Counsel and Director of Military Affairs An Army chaplain and his assistant may be disciplined for following his denomination’s rules while accommodating a same-sex couple. In my 16 years in the U.S. Marine Corps, both on active duty and now in the […]

PJ Media

Retirement Home Threatens to Evict 80-Year-Old Couple For Hosting a Bible Study

August 16, 2018 • In the News

Last month, the Evergreens at Smith Run senior living facility in Fredericksburg, Va. threatened to evict Kenneth and Liv Hauge for hosting a Bible study in their residence. This followed a long train of religious harassment, culminating in a new policy that forbids any religious events in a common area […]

Todd Starnes

Todd Starnes: Pastor faces eviction for hosting home Bible study

August 16, 2018 • In the News

A semi-retired Lutheran minister in Fredericksburg, Virginia faces the possibility of being evicted from a senior living community because he’s been hosting a small Bible study in the privacy of his apartment, his attorney alleges. First Liberty Institute, a law firm that specializes in religious liberty cases, is representing Pastor […]

Todd Starnes

Air Force General Faces Hateful Attack over Prayer Website

August 14, 2018 • In the News

Several months ago I was delivering a speech to a group of patriots in our nation’s capital when I suddenly became ill and collapsed. The following day, as I was recovering in the cardiac wing of a nearby hospital, I received a visitor – Col. John Teichert, then the commander […]

Journal Star

Spotlight: Does Constitution protect Bible distribution near a school?

August 13, 2018 • In the News

By First Liberty’s Lea Patterson, Associate Counsel, and Chris Freund, Director of Media Relations While Russia and the United States have been dominating the headlines, a recent news story reporting a threat of police action against a citizen because he dared share his faith in public raises the specter of […]

Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission

Southern Baptist Military Chaplain Investigated for Adhering to Religious Beliefs

August 10, 2018 • In the News

An investigation by the U.S. Army recommends that a Southern Baptist chaplain be charged with “dereliction of duty” for failing to accommodate a homosexual couple in a marriage retreat. Earlier this year a lesbian soldier filed a complaint against Major Jerry Squires, claiming he discriminated against her and her spouse […]

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To The American Legion:

As a grateful citizen, I support your effort to honor those who have fallen in battle and to keep the Bladensburg WWI Veterans Memorial standing as a visible reminder of valor, sacrifice, endurance, and devotion.

Veterans memorials like the one in Bladensburg, MD are symbols reminding us of the sacrifice of our service members and the cost of war. Tearing down the Bladensburg Memorial would erase the memory of the 49 fallen heroes of Prince George’s County—like they never even existed.

We cannot allow the Bladensburg Memorial to be bulldozed.

Please know that you have my support and backing in your petition to the U.S. Supreme Court.