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Persecution in Texas? Dallas officials fight to block Orthodox Jews from worshiping

April 30, 2018 • In the News

Should a meeting place for people who don’t drive be required to have parking? An Orthodox Jewish congregation has been in litigation with the city of Dallas for years after a neighbor complained about their meetings, and now officials have a new excuse for infringing on their religious freedom. Members […]

Opinion Editorial Article The Hill

Opinion: Senators are failing the religious test for office

April 26, 2018 • In the News

While most coverage of Mike Pompeo’s nomination for secretary of State focused on the battle for votes in the Senate, the process also featured the latest in a disturbing trend of senators apparently violating Article VI of the U.S. Constitution. Last week, Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.) was the latest U.S. […]

Sen. Cory Booker Violating Constitution: Voting Against Pompeo for Religious Beliefs

April 18, 2018 • In the News

WASHINGTON, DC – Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) announced on Friday that he will vote against CIA Director Mike Pompeo’s nomination to become secretary of state because of Pompeo’s beliefs on marriage and sexuality — beliefs consistent with Pompeo’s Christian faith. Conservative leaders are now denouncing Booker’s vote as a violation […]

First Liberty fighting to fully protect the historic practice of legislative prayer.

Appellate Court Prohibits Legislative Meetings from Opening with Invocation by Government Officials

July 14, 2017 • Press Releases

RICHMOND, VA—Today, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit decided 10-5 to prohibit First Liberty Institute clients, Rowan County, NC, Commissioners, from opening commission meetings with an invocation by government officials. This decision comes three years after the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that legislative […]

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.

Preserving the First Amendment in Education

May 10, 2016 • In the News

Do students have a constitutional right to speak about their religious beliefs in a graduation speech?

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