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Washington State Football Coach Will Appeal Ninth Circuit Decision Prohibiting Him from Saying a Brief, Private Prayer After Games

July 19, 2021 • Press Releases

News Release For Immediate Release: 7.19.21 Contact: Lacey McNiel, media@firstliberty.org Direct: 972-941-4453 Washington State Football Coach Will Appeal Ninth Circuit Decision Prohibiting Him from Saying a Brief, Private Prayer After Games Attorneys asked court to reinstate football coach who was fired after praying silently and alone for 15-30 seconds after […]

Federal Court Sides with Texas Judge’s Chaplain-led Invocations Prior to Texas State Court Proceedings

July 12, 2021 • Press Releases

News Release For Immediate Release: 7.12.21 Contact: Lacey McNiel, media@firstliberty.org Direct: 972-941-4453 Federal Court Sides with Texas Judge’s Chaplain-led Invocations Prior to Texas State Court Proceedings Fifth Circuit issues ruling that allows prayers while lawsuit against Judge proceeds  Montgomery County, TX—The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit last […]

Breaking: Capitol Hill Baptist Church and Washington, DC Reach Settlement After City Prevented Church from Gathering

July 8, 2021 • Press Releases

News Release For Immediate Release: 7.8.21 Contact: Lacey McNiel, media@firstliberty.org Direct: 972-941-4453 Breaking: Capitol Hill Baptist Church and Washington, DC Reach Settlement After City Prevented Church from Gathering First Liberty Institute and law firm WilmerHale filed lawsuit on behalf of church when city shut down religious gatherings during COVID Washington, […]

After Backlash, IRS Grants Religious Group Tax Exempt Status

July 7, 2021 • Press Releases

News Release For Immediate Release: 7.7.21 Contact: Lacey McNiel, media@firstliberty.org Direct: 972-941-4453 After Backlash, IRS Grants Religious Group Tax Exempt Status First Liberty Institute represented Christians Engaged in its appeal after nonprofit status was denied for group’s teaching of Biblical values  Washington, DC—Today, First Liberty Institute announced that the IRS […]

Supreme Court Will Hear Potentially Landmark Maine School Choice Case

July 2, 2021 • Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 2, 2021 Arlington, Virginia—Today, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a potentially landmark case challenging a Maine law that bans families from an otherwise generally available student-aid program if they choose to send their children to schools that teach religion. The Institute for Justice (IJ), […]

Religious Liberty Law Firm Celebrates Supreme Court Decision Protecting Donor Privacy

July 1, 2021 • Press Releases

News Release For Immediate Release: 7.1.21 Contact: Chris Freund, media@firstliberty.org Direct: 972-941-4453 Religious Liberty Law Firm Celebrates Supreme Court Decision Protecting Donor Privacy First Liberty Institute submitted a friend-of-the-court brief in key cases challenging California’s blanket private donor records reporting requirement Washington, DC—The Supreme Court of the United States today […]

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