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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 […]

The Daily Wire

Bladensburg Cross Memorial Case Is Supreme Court’s Best Chance To Redeem A Key First Amendment Provision

February 18, 2019 • In the News

Captain Henry Lewis Hulbert received the Medal of Honor “for extraordinary heroism” for his bravery in Guam in the 1800s. He also received the Navy Cross and the Croix de Guerre with palm — the latter a French military decoration — during his service in World War I. John Henry […]

Todd Starnes

Todd Starnes: How do Americans really feel about war memorials (as atheists fight to tear them down)?

February 13, 2019 • In the News

In 1919 mothers who lost their sons in World War I designed a cross-shaped memorial in Prince George’s County, Maryland. The American Legion was tasked with building the cross-shaped memorial and it was dedicated in 1925. And now, nearly 100 years later, atheists and humanists want to tear down what […]

The Daily Caller

Opinion: What Accounts for the New Attack on Christian Schools?

February 11, 2019 • In the News

By: Chelsey Youman, Senior Counsel for First Liberty Institute You may have noticed that private Christian schools are suddenly under immense criticism. Starting with the announcement that Second Lady Karen Pence returned to a teaching job at a Christian school in Virginia, followed almost immediately by controversy over students from Covington […]

The Daily Wire

DYS: The Trump Administration Is Dedicated To The Self-Evident Truth of Religious Liberty

February 8, 2019 • In the News

By: Jeremy Dys, Deputy General Counsel for First Liberty Institute Two public appearances by senior members of the Trump Administration last month show the Administration’s fundamental commitment to religious liberty. And it’s more than just words. In a Christian Broadcasting Network News interview that fell on the heels of Secretary of […]

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