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First Liberty On-Call For the Big Game

As Sunday’s Big Game approaches, First Liberty helps set the game plan for sports outreach ministry to share its faith on the streets of Minneapolis. February 2, 2018

With Super Bowl Sunday only a few days away, millions of Americans are focused on getting ready for the Big Game. Among those, are members of Sports Fan Outreach International (SFOI), a Christian ministry that facilitates short-term mission trips to major sporting events, including the Super Bowl, World Series, NBA

Supreme Court Showdown: The Game’s Not Over For Coach Kennedy!

After a shocking decision from the Ninth Circuit, First Liberty gears up for Supreme Court appeal on Coach Kennedy’s case. February 2, 2018

Can praying get you sacked from your job? That’s exactly what happened to high school football coach Joe Kennedy after a school district just outside Seattle, WA fired him for a 15-second silent prayer. Even more outrageous is a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

LAWSUIT: Silencing Voices of Compassion

Federal district judge allows extremists’ lawsuit against chaplains’ invocations. January 27, 2018

America’s tradition of public invocations is being challenged by the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) – a radical group desperately trying to erase the heritage of opening government meetings with invocations. This time they have even attacked invocations offered by volunteer, multi-faith chaplains who comfort the grieving in their community.

Kountze Cheerleaders Dragged Back to Texas Supreme Court

The most famous banner in high school sports still sparks legal fight. January 27, 2018

They won’t stop banning banners. Or fighting freedom. Last week, the Kountze Independent School District (KISD) filed another petition to the Texas Supreme Court to ban high school football cheerleaders from displaying run-through banners that feature uplifting Bible verses. The six-year legal battle has made the Kountze cheerleader banners the

Best Hope for Victory? First Liberty’s ‘Home Field’ Advantage

Learn how First Liberty continues to achieve critical victories for religious freedom. January 19, 2018

Religious liberty in America is not a lost cause. Far from it. Opponents often create an uproar about the separation of church and state, harassing and intimidating people of faith for exercising their First Amendment rights. In many cases, the opposition flagrantly violates the religious freedom of Americans and looks

Is Trump Fulfilling His Promise on Conservative Judges?

Former First Liberty volunteer attorney sworn into office by Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, highlighting importance of judicial nominees in America’s federal courts. January 19, 2018

YES he is! On January 4, former First Liberty Institute volunteer network attorney James C. Ho was sworn in to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit by Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. “It is a great pleasure to see Jim Ho sworn into one of the nation’s