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‘Peace Cross’ memorial at center of landmark Supreme Court fight over religious displays

February 26, 2019 • In the News

By Shannon Bream, Bill Mears | Fox News OBLADENSBURG, Md. – The war memorial has seen better days. Sitting in a traffic circle in the Washington suburbs, the Bladensburg Peace Cross as it is known has large cracks in its tan concrete and pink granite. Water damage has stained the […]

The Washington Examiner

The Bladensburg Peace Cross is part of our family

February 26, 2019 • In the News

By: Alvergia Guyton & Mary Laquay Our uncles died less than 40 days before the end of World War I. Though we never met them, we will never forget what they meant to our family, community, and nation. But now, unless the Supreme Court intervenes, the memorial bearing their name […]

Fox News

World War I ‘Peace Cross’ deserves Supreme Court protection and so do other veteran memorials across US

February 25, 2019 • In the News

By: Jeremy Dys, Deputy General Counsel for First Liberty Institute Peter Jackson’s documentary “They Shall Not Grow Old” brings to life the men who actually fought in World War I. The silent, grainy, gray films from a century ago have long felt too remote and distant to convey the power, intensity […]

The Daily Wire

DYS: The People Of The Bladensburg WWI Veterans Memorial

February 22, 2019 • In the News

By: Jeremy Dys, Deputy General Counsel for First Liberty Institute It has taken five years of litigation — resulting in a four volume appendix — to determine whether a nearly 100-year-old veterans memorial is constitutional. On Wednesday, February 27, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States will hear argument over […]

The Washington Examiner

When senators ask a nominee about their religious beliefs, they should give this simple answer

February 20, 2019 • In the News

By: Kelly Shackelford, President, CEO and Chief Counsel for First Liberty Institute Democratic senators have a new habit of asking judicial and executive branch nominees about their religious beliefs during confirmation hearings. Asking such questions violates the spirit, if not the letter, of Article VI of the Constitution. Future nominees should […]

The Daily Wire

DYS: How To Respond To A Religious Test For Office

February 18, 2019 • In the News

By: Jeremy Dys, Deputy General Counsel for First Liberty Institute Every citizen of legal age is qualified to serve in government. The Constitution contemplates that we ought to be self-governed by diverse, citizen lawmakers. When senators wag their fingers at nominees and attempt — with not a little incredulity — to […]

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