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The Baltimore Sun

Ruling threatens Md. ‘Peace Cross’ and other veterans memorials

January 2, 2019 • In the News

By: Kelly Shackelford, President, CEO and Chief Counsel for First Liberty Institute As many gathered around a Christmas tree last week, attorneys representing thousands of Americans were busy putting the finishing touches on friend-of-the-court briefs in support of the Bladensburg World War I Veterans Memorial. The “Peace Cross,” as local residents call […]

The Daily Caller

Opinion: The Salvation Army is under attack by anti-religious grinches

December 23, 2018 • In the News

By: Mike Berry, Deputy General Counsel and director of military affairs for First Liberty Institute An anti-religion group is seeking to ban U.S. Air Force members from using their “duty day” to volunteer for the Salvation Army’s food distribution efforts over Christmas. The Christian Salvation Army, whose unofficial motto is “doing the […]

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.

Why President Trump’s Religious Liberty Executive Order Is Good News for America’s Military

Real Clear Religion
May 25, 2017 • In the News

On May 4, 2017, the National Day of Prayer, President Trump issued a customary presidential proclamation celebrating the occasion. The President also issued an Executive Order Promoting Free Speech and Religious Liberty.

Air Force Colonel Punished for his Religious Beliefs Fights Back

Colonel Michael Madrid’s law firm demands that the Air Force rescind Col. Madrid’s punishment and attempt to destroy his career
March 29, 2017 • Press Releases

San Antonio, Texas – Today, First Liberty Institute, a national religious freedom law firm, sent a demand letter to the United States Air Force on behalf of its client, Colonel Michael Madrid, USAF. First Liberty attorneys say the Air Force discriminated against Col. Madrid because of his religious beliefs about […]

Religious Liberty Law Firm Commends Air Force For Ignoring Complaint and Continuing Chaplain Prayers

March 20, 2017 • Press Releases

Portsmouth, NH – The New Hampshire Air National Guard announced they will continue their tradition of including prayer during military ceremonies, despite receiving a letter from a special interest group demanding that they stop. First Liberty Institute attorneys and the Chaplain Alliance praised the move.  “We’re very pleased to see the New Hampshire Air […]

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