High Court ends efforts by activists to cleanse public of displays of faith, including Maryland “Peace Cross” WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, in a 7-2 decision, the Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States preserved the nearly 100-year old Bladensburg WWI Veterans Memorial, along with memorials like it bearing religious symbols […]
First Liberty attorneys filed appeal seeking review of Oregon’s decision to compel the speech of Aaron and Melissa Klein, forcing them out of business WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the Supreme Court of the United States announced that it reversed a decision the state of Oregon that forced bakers Aaron and Melissa Klein […]
By: Jeremy Dys, Deputy General Counsel for First Liberty Institute Jack Phillips’ long ordeal appears to be over. After years of litigation and unnecessary protests, including a trip to the U.S. Supreme Court, Jack can return to being a cake artist without being forced to choose between his faith and […]
On February 27, our legal team appeared before the Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court to present oral argument in defense of the Bladensburg WWI Veterans Memorial.
Watch the Bladensburg WWI Veterans Memorial press conference following the February 27, 2019 oral argument at the Supreme Court. Kevin Bartlett, National Judge Advocate of The American Legion, and Kelly Shackelford, President of First Liberty, discuss the importance of saving the memorial and of preventing other veterans memorials from facing […]