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Religious Liberty Protection Kit for the U.S. Military

July 7, 2017

Thank you for your desire to protect yourself against increasingly hostile legal threats to your freedom to believe and to act upon your beliefs. This Religious Liberty Protection Kit is a simple but high-quality tool for helping you guard the most precious freedom you or anyone in our society has: religious liberty, our first liberty in the Bill of Rights.

The Role of Religion in the United States Armed Forces

September 30, 2016

Attempts to secularize America’s military have existed for as long as America has had a military. Amid increasing diversity, some question the role that religion should, or may permissibly play, in the military. This paper attempts to address the role of religion in the United States Armed Forces from the […]

Responding to Religious Discrimination in the Military

March 14, 2016

Introduction Despite repeated efforts by Congress and military leadership to protect religious freedom within the military, incidents and problems will occur, whether intentional or through negligence. Inevitably, the question arises: What recourse or remedy is available to a service member whose constitutional rights are violated by the military? It is […]

Religious Freedom in the Military – FAQ

March 14, 2016

Religious Accommodation in the Military Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) & Discussion Board Introduction It is well established that the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States protects the “free exercise” of religion: “Congress shall make no law . . . prohibiting the free exercise” of religion. However, because […]

Conscientious Objector – FAQ

February 16, 2016

First Liberty  is committed to defending the religious rights of service members. This information is only intended to provide general guidance and should not be construed as legal advice. To request specific legal help, please submit a request.  Conscientious Objector Basics What is a Conscientious Objector? Short Answer: A Conscientious Objector is […]

Legal Glossary

January 28, 2016
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Action- A general term that may refer to any number of legal options available to a client.  For example, “We will consider taking legal action in this matter.” Adjudication- The decision or resolution of a legal controversy by one with authority to do so. Affidavit- A declaration of facts confirmed—usually […]

First Liberty Logo - Restoring Religious Liberty for All Americans

To The American Legion:

As a grateful citizen, I support your effort to honor those who have fallen in battle and to keep the Bladensburg WWI Veterans Memorial standing as a visible reminder of valor, sacrifice, endurance, and devotion.

Veterans memorials like the one in Bladensburg, MD are symbols reminding us of the sacrifice of our service members and the cost of war. Tearing down the Bladensburg Memorial would erase the memory of the 49 fallen heroes of Prince George’s County—like they never even existed.

We cannot allow the Bladensburg Memorial to be bulldozed.

Please know that you have my support and backing in your petition to the U.S. Supreme Court.