Free Speech

The Washington Examiner

The Supreme Court has another chance to defend free speech

November 5, 2018 • In the News

By: Kelly Shackelford, First Liberty Institute President and CEO. Although the Supreme Court’s recent Masterpiece Cakeshop decision reinforced the principle that government must not be hostile towards religion, it left many American business owners with more questions than answers, especially about cases where art, expression, and speech intersect with daily […]

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 »

Air Force veteran threatens suit after being bounced from ceremony mid-speech

Fox News
June 20, 2016 • In the News

A retired Air Force sergeant who in April was dragged from a military retirement ceremony as he recited a traditional passage honoring the flag is demanding an apology and threatening a lawsuit. Read full article »

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 »

Oregon Bakers Get New Legal Representation From Former H.W. Bush White House Counsel

The Daily Signal
February 23, 2016 • In the News

The Kleins are now being represented by attorneys at First Liberty, a law firm that specializes in cases involving religious freedom. Joining their team is Boyden Gray, former White House counsel under President George H.W. Bush and U.S. ambassador to the European Union. Read full article »

NASA Employees Accuse Space Agency of Banning ‘Jesus.’ Now, Their Attorney Has a Warning.

The Blaze
February 11, 2016 • In the News

A group of NASA employees are accusing officials at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, of banning Jesus’ name from a staff e-mail newsletter, with their attorney telling The Church Boys podcast this week why he believes that the space agency is on shaky legal ground. Read full article »

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