First Amendment


2019 Could Be a Historic Year for the Constitution’s Religion Clauses

January 16, 2019 • In the News

By: Stephanie Taub, Senior Counsel for First Liberty Institute Legal experts John Yoo and James Phillips have recently argued that 2019 could be a historic year of precedent-setting Supreme Court cases because this is the first time since 1936 that the Court has had a consistent conservative majority. This Court could return […]

‘We See Unbelievable Opportunities for Advancing Religious Freedom’

CNS News
February 3, 2017 • In the News

The head of the nation’s largest legal organization dedicated exclusively to protecting religious freedom says that after many years of having to fight attempts to restrict…

Attorney General Meese: Lawyers’ Ethics Rule Is Fascist, Anti-Christian

August 8, 2016 • In the News

On Aug. 8 or 9, ABA’s House of Delegates will vote on whether to adopt the recommendation from one of its committees to adopt ABA Model Rule 8.4. Read full article »

Former U.S. Attorney General: Proposed American Bar Association Rule is “Clear and Extraordinary Threat” to First Amendment

August 8, 2016 • Press Releases

San Francisco – Former United States Attorney General Edwin Meese III and Kelly Shackelford, President and CEO of First Liberty Institute, sent a letter to the American Bar Association (ABA) House of Delegates denouncing the ABA’s proposed Model Rule 8.4 as a “clear and extraordinary threat to free speech and […]

A Pastor Fights Against Government Restrictions on Political Sermons

The Daily Signal
July 26, 2016 • In the News

When the Rev. Gus Booth found out the IRS was dropping its inquiry into Warroad Community Church where he preaches, he was actually disappointed. Read full article »

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