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First Liberty Statement on the Nomination of Sam Brownback as Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom

July 27, 2017 • Press Statements

The following statement may be attributed to Hiram Sasser, Deputy Chief Counsel of First Liberty Institute: As a national legal organization that defends religious freedom for all, we applaud the nomination of Sam Brownback as the Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom. America leads the world in protecting religious liberty. We

First Liberty Statement on SCOTUS Decision in Trinity Lutheran v. Comer

June 26, 2017 • Press Statements

Today, the United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of Trinity Lutheran Church in the case of Trinity Lutheran v. Comer, creating an important religious liberty precedent for faith-based organizations. “Americans have long refused to permit its government to discriminate against people of faith,” says Matthew Kacsmaryk, Deputy General Counsel

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First Liberty Statement on SCOTUS Review of Masterpiece Cakeshop Case

June 26, 2017 • Press Statements

Today, the United States Supreme Court announced it has agreed to hear Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. Michael Berry, Deputy General Counsel at First Liberty Institute, said, “Our constitution guarantees the rights of free exercise of religion and free speech for every American. By granting review of Masterpiece