Press Statement For Immediate Release: 8.14.19 Contact: Lacey McNiel, email@example.com Direct: 972-941-4453 Washington, DC—The following statement may be attributed to Mike Berry, Chief of Staff for First Liberty Institute: “Without these conscience protections, religious organizations risk facing discrimination for making employment decisions that are consistent with their beliefs. We are grateful […]
First Liberty Institute and Boyden Gray & Associates filed a brief with the Oregon Court of Appeals on behalf of Aaron and Melissa Klein.
U.S. Supreme Court in June held in The American Legion case that memorials with religious symbolism are presumptively constitutional Philadelphia, PA—The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has upheld the constitutionality of a county seal that includes religious symbolism in the case of Freedom From Religion Foundation v. […]
Lawsuit seeks documents explaining decision to ban popular restaurant from having location at airport because of the chain’s charitable giving San Antonio, TX—First Liberty Institute today joined a lawsuit filed by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton seeking documents from San Antonio city officials regarding the City’s decision to exclude Chick-fil-A […]
Washington, DC—Today, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced that it has updated and clarified its policies “permitting religious literature, symbols and displays at VA facilities to protect religious liberty for Veterans and families while ensuring inclusivity and nondiscrimination.” Earlier this year, First Liberty Institute sent a letter to VA […]
High Court ends efforts by activists to cleanse public of displays of faith, including Maryland “Peace Cross” WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, in a 7-2 decision, the Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States preserved the nearly 100-year old Bladensburg WWI Veterans Memorial, along with memorials like it bearing religious symbols […]