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Supreme Irony by Kelly Shackelford

March 2, 2018

In Supreme Irony, adapted form his 2013 lecture given in the chamber of the U.S. Supreme Court, noted constitutional attorney and First Liberty President and CEO Kelly Shackelford explains both the drama and law behind the U.S. Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines, and its significance for religious liberty. […]

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 […]

PASTORS AND POLITICS: Two Things Pastors Can’t Do During Election Season…And Everything They Can

September 23, 2016

As the 2016 presidential elections rapidly approach, many pastors are asking, “what are my rights when it comes to addressing political issues?” Many believe that political issues and the pulpit may never converge. In a four-minute video, Kelly Shackelford, First Liberty President and CEO, explains why this is simply not 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 […]

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