On February 27, our legal team appeared before the Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court to present oral argument in defense of the Bladensburg WWI Veterans Memorial.
Watch the Bladensburg WWI Veterans Memorial press conference following the February 27, 2019 oral argument at the Supreme Court. Kevin Bartlett, National Judge Advocate of The American Legion, and Kelly Shackelford, President of First Liberty, discuss the importance of saving the memorial and of preventing other veterans memorials from facing […]
Washington, DC—The following statement may be attributed to Kelly Shackelford, President, CEO, and Chief Counsel to First Liberty Institute: “One hundred years ago, mothers who lost their sons in World War Ihttps://firstliberty.org/wp-admin/post.php?post=16894&action=edit#edit_timestamp chose to design a memorial resembling their sons’ gravestones – the Peace Cross. Tearing down this WWI Veterans […]
Fox and Friends interviews Kelly Shackelford to discuss the Supreme Court’s consideration of the Bladensburg WWI Veterans Memorial. Want to be the FIRST to know the latest on Bladensburg? Follow us on social media for breaking updates!
Captain Henry Lewis Hulbert received the Medal of Honor “for extraordinary heroism” for his bravery in Guam in the 1800s. He also received the Navy Cross and the Croix de Guerre with palm — the latter a French military decoration — during his service in World War I. John Henry […]
Oral arguments in term’s highest profile First Amendment case set for February 27 Washington, D.C.— Wednesday—just two weeks prior to oral argument—attorneys with First Liberty Institute and Jones Day, jointly representing The American Legion, filed their final brief before the Supreme Court of the United States in The American Legion, […]