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Orthodox Jewish Communities Under Attack…Again!

From New York to California, animal rights activists are once again targeting religious minority groups and a millennia-old, traditional ceremony. March 16, 2018

No surprise, animal rights activists are at it again, unleashing their timely and familiar attacks across America. From coast to coast, these radical groups are trying to stop Orthodox Jewish communities from performing a 1,000-year-old, traditional ritual – called Kaporos – from being held during the holiest of days on

No Bible Study! Florida Condo Board Bans Seniors From “Religious Activity”

Condo’s Board of Directors forbids senior citizen residents from having any kind of religious activity in residential social area. March 16, 2018

In Port Charlotte, Florida, a nasty sign says it all: “ANY AND ALL CHRISTIAN MUSIC IS BANNED.” And that’s just the start; the story gets even more off-key from here. Last week, First Liberty stepped in to help Donna Dunbar, a lay minister and recipient of the President’s Volunteer Service

Marked for Demolition? Supreme Court Must Hear the Bladensburg Memorial Case

A recent decision by the Fourth Circuit puts thousands of veterans memorials in the crosshairs for bulldozing. March 9, 2018

Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit refused to save the historic cross-shaped Bladensburg World War I Veterans Memorial, which has stood since 1925 in honor of 49 Bladensburg-area men who gave their lives during WWI. Read the court’s full response here. Attorneys with First Liberty

From Billy Graham To Broom Closets: The Sudden Fall of Religious Speech in America

In just one generation, public religious speech has gone from stadium loudspeakers to silenced prayers. March 9, 2018

Oh, how times have changed. Over the course of a few decades, we’ve seen religious expression – which was once common in stadiums and crowded arenas – quarantined to broom closets. Today, people of faith are continually being alienated and vilified for the religious views they hold – and at

First Liberty Helps Alamo Descendants Honor Their Ancestors

First Liberty attorneys avert a legal fight and preserve the right of Alamo descendants to continue 22-year memorial tradition. March 3, 2018

For thirteen fateful days in March of 1836, nearly 200 defenders spilled their blood in a ferocious fight for liberty at the famous Alamo mission site in San Antonio. For Texans, and indeed all Americans, the Battle of the Alamo has remained one of the most iconic events in our

State Legislature Seeks First Liberty Expertise

Testifying before a state legislative committee, First Liberty attorney Chelsey Youman offers expertise and insight on legislative actions that protect religious freedom. March 2, 2018

As America’s largest legal organization solely dedicated to defending religious freedom, First Liberty continues to expand its influence throughout the country. Our attorneys are increasingly solidifying their standing as trusted and credible subject matter experts. Last week, First Liberty’s attorney, Chelsey Youman, testified at a session held by members of