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Air Force Colonel Punished for his Religious Beliefs Fights Back

Colonel Michael Madrid’s law firm demands that the Air Force rescind Col. Madrid’s punishment and attempt to destroy his career
March 29, 2017 • Press Releases

San Antonio, Texas – Today, First Liberty Institute, a national religious freedom law firm, sent a demand letter to the United States Air Force on behalf of its client, Colonel Michael Madrid, USAF. First Liberty attorneys say the Air Force discriminated against Col. Madrid because of his religious beliefs about […]

March 2017 – Air Force Colonel Punished for his Religious Beliefs About Sexuality

Press conference at 2:00 pm CT at Travis Park in downtown San Antonio
March 29, 2017 • Press Releases

WHAT: Colonel Michael Madrid is a decorated Air Force veteran who has served in the military for 26 years. In 2014, a service member undergoing a court-martial accused Col. Madrid of making derogatory comments about homosexuality. Col. Madrid denied the comments, submitted to an Air Force investigation, and was cleared […]

Exclusive Video: Veteran Forcibly Dragged from Air Force Ceremony for Mentioning God

June 20, 2016 • In the News

When a veteran started offering traditional remarks at a military flag-folding ceremony, several uniformed airmen assaulted him, dragging him out of the room because his remarks mentioned God. Read full article »

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Attorneys Demand Justice for Air Force Veteran Kicked Off Military Base Over Speech Including the Word “God”

After Airmen assaulted Oscar Rodriguez at a private military retirement ceremony for giving a patriotic flag-folding speech that included the word “God,” attorneys send letter to military commander demanding justice
June 20, 2016 • Press Releases

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Today, First Liberty Institute sent a demand letter to military leaders, asking them to apologize for assaulting Oscar Rodriguez, a decorated Air Force veteran with over thirty years of military service, and kicking him off Travis Air Force Base for giving a speech that included the word […]

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