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What Would George Washington Say About Religious Freedom?

America’s first President weighed in on the importance of public religion. September 23, 2016

By Christopher Corbett This past Monday marked the 230th anniversary of President George Washington’s Farewell, published September 19, 1796 to announce he would not seek a third term in office. Though the President accepted editing advice from Alexander Hamilton and James Madison, the final 32-page manuscript was written in Washington’s

Federal ‘Rights’ Commission Attacks Religious Freedom. Here’s Why They’re Wrong.

If the Commission chairman thinks ridding the land of religious freedom for all will be easy, he is sorely mistaken. September 23, 2016

If you want to protect your religious freedom, you’re nothing more than discriminatory, intolerant, racist, sexist, and worse—and the government has the right to silence you. At least, that’s what the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights has declared. In fact, according to the Wall Street Journal, the chairman of the


First Liberty President at VVS: Will You Stand?

September 16, 2016

Are you willing to stand? That’s what First Liberty President Kelly Shackelford asked over 2,000 attendees at last weekend’s Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C. Sharing stories of First Liberty clients who have been discriminated against, fired and even financially penalized for their faith, Shackelford emphasized the hope that exists


A Millennial’s Perspective: Look Up

As America rapidly changes, our most important freedoms are slipping away. It’s time for my generation to look up from their smart phones, recognize the danger we’re in, and take immediate action. September 16, 2016

By: Christine Roe In America, we are introduced to the concept of freedom and liberty at an early age. We are surrounded with red, white, and blue as we learn about what distinguishes America from other countries around the world. When we hear the word freedom, the stars and stripes


3 REASONS Why Religious Freedom is the Key to America’s Future

When someone asks, “Why does America need to protect religious freedom?” here are three things you can tell them. September 8, 2016

Studies show that religious freedom gives Americans of all religions—and even those who have no religion—benefits that include: A stronger economy Happier families A safer society. Without religious liberty, you don’t have religious influence, and without religious influence, America doesn’t reap these benefits. This is the finding of modern economists,


Remembering September 11, Committing to Defend Freedom

On that day 15 years ago, we understood what it meant to be an American. September 8, 2016

Fifteen years ago, an event took place in our nation that no one old enough to remember will ever forget. For most of us, the memory of that Tuesday morning is all too clear—the day we saw our country, our values, and our fellow Americans violently attacked. On September 11,