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Coach Kennedy Fights On | First Liberty

Lower Court Rules Against Coach Kennedy; First Liberty Will Appeal to Ninth Circuit Court

March 13, 2020

Last week, a federal district court judge ruled against high school football coach Joe Kennedy. But this decision isn’t the end of the road. Learn how First Liberty’s legal team is preparing to move the chains, and why we could be heading to the U.S. Supreme Court for a second time to reclaim Coach Joe’s religious liberty.

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Terry Ann Kelly | First Liberty

Exclusive Interview: Terry Ann Kelly Shares Her Passion to Encourage and Equip Students to Be Bold in Their Faith

February 28, 2020

Sixteen years ago, Terry Ann Kelly founded Students Standing Strong to help young people of faith stay firmly grounded in their Christian beliefs. We recently sat down with her to learn more about her incredible organization, its relationship with First Liberty, and how many of her students rallied around an FLI client who was targeted for living out her faith at school.

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Daniela Barca - Her Story | First Liberty

What Happens When a High School Freshman Takes a Stand for Her Constitutional Rights?

February 28, 2020

New York school officials repeatedly denied Daniela Barca’s application to form a Christian club at her school because was a faith-based group. They even suggested she couldn’t form an official club unless it modified its viewpoint to something more “generic” and less to do with Jesus. In this interview, Daniela shares her story and what she’s learned about taking a stand for religious freedom.

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U.S. Supreme Court School Choice Case | First Liberty

U.S. Supreme Court School Choice Case Has Major Implications for Religious Liberty

January 31, 2020

With Espinoza v. Montana, the Supreme Court has an opportunity to build on its recent legacy of protecting religious liberty. Learn why the Court’s ruling could help stop discrimination against students of faith who’ve been denied access to scholarship programs—and how it could affect the religious rights of our children and grandchildren.

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Religious Freedom Day | First Liberty

3 Ways the White House’s Policy Updates Will Help Reclaim Religious Freedom

January 24, 2020

On Religious Freedom Day, FLI President Kelly Shackelford, along with clients Hannah Allen and Coach Joe Kennedy, attended a special Oval Office ceremony and shared their stories with President Trump. Get our expert insight on the three important actions the administration recently took to protect your First Freedom.

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First Liberty | Keisha Russell | Reclaiming Students Rights

Victories from SCOTUS to Local Districts Signal a Bright Future for Religious Freedom in America’s Schools

December 27, 2019

Thanks to nationwide triumphs, 2019 was one of the most impactful years for people of faith in America’s schools. 2020 can be a new era of prosperity for religious freedom, when students can keep being bold in expressing their religious beliefs.

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