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Supreme Court Declines to Review Case of Marine Court- Martialed Over Bible Verse

Military court’s decision below deals huge blow to religious freedom in the Military
June 5, 2017 • Press Releases

The Supreme Court of the United States declined to review First Liberty Institute’s appeal in the case of Lance Corporal Monifa Sterling, a U.S. Marine convicted at court-martial for refusing an order to remove an inspirational Bible verse from her workstation.

Monifa Sterling case: Court must protect, not punish, religious freedom in the Armed Forces

Fox News Opinion
April 29, 2016 • In the News

It began in 2013 when Marine Lance Cpl. Monifa Sterling – a devout Christian – wanted to express her religious beliefs in the workplace where she was stationed at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Read full article »

Highest military court hears Marine’s religious freedom case

Stars and Stripes
April 27, 2016 • In the News

Rare arguments before the highest military court in the land Wednesday came down to whether a Marine’s refusal to obey orders to remove signs from her desk containing a biblical passage were her exercising her right of religious freedom or just plain insubordination. Read full article »

Marine discharged after refusing to remove a Bible verse taped near her cubicle has her day in court

The Washington Post
April 27, 2016 • In the News

A Marine discharged for failing to remove a Bible verse posted in her work area will have her case appealed in the military’s highest court Wednesday. Read full article »

Texas Supreme Court Decides in Favor of Kountze Cheerleaders’ in Bible Banner Case

January 29, 2016 • Press Releases

AUSTIN, TX, January 29, 2016 — Today, in an 8-0 decision, the Texas Supreme Court decided in favor of the Kountze Cheerleaders in the case of Matthews v. Kountze Independent School District. Gibson, Dunn, and Crutcher, LLP, Liberty Institute, and Beaumont attorney David Starnes represented the students, asking the Texas […]

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