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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]