Following in the footsteps of some of America’s finest intellects—from John Jay, to Joseph Story, to Antonin Scalia—Neil Gorsuch donned a black robe on April 7, 2017, joining eight other justices on a lifetime appointed bench to the nation’s highest Court. The Supreme Court vacancy, after the passing of the
It’s easy to think about battles for religious freedom as strictly courtroom affairs. But when religious freedom is attacked, it has painfully real consequences in the lives of everyday Americans—honest, hardworking folks just like you. And those consequences take their toll long before courtroom arguments begin. Supreme Court Justice Samuel
A Supreme Court Justice issued a rare and stark warning recently about the state of religious liberty in America. Speaking to a group of Catholic lawyers in March, Justice Samuel Alito said that “a wind is picking up that is hostile to those with traditional moral beliefs” based on faith.
Mercer County, located in West Virginia, provides an elective, optional class about the Bible in nineteen of its public elementary, intermediate, and middle schools. On January 23, a lawsuit was filed against Mercer County Schools, claiming that the voluntary class on the Bible is unconstitutional. First Liberty Institute represents Mercer
Will this be the generation where free speech dies, especially free religious speech? Recently, faith-based groups have been banned from campuses after refusing to change their rules to allow those of no faith to hold offices in the club. And speakers from Jewish backgrounds have been shouted
Wednesday, when First Liberty stood before the media and announced their defense of Col. Michael A. Madrid, it was the latest step in a turnaround that began in 2012. Four years ago, many Americans observed the state of religious freedom in the military and considered it all but gone. And