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Marine Who Was Dishonorably Discharged for Posting a Bible Verse Appealed to The Supreme Court

Independent Journal Review December 25, 2016

Lance Corporal Monifa Sterling was charged with disrespecting a superior commissioned officer and four counts of disobeying a lawful order after she refused to remove a Bible verse from her desk.

Animal-Rights Groups Are Targeting a Jewish Ritual on Yom Kippur

The Atlantic October 11, 2016

A lawsuit in California and violent protests in Brooklyn have focused on the practice of ritual chicken slaughter. Read full article »

Chicken coup

Federal judge lifts temporary ban on ritual slaughter of chickens, minutes before start of Yom Kippur

LA Times October 11, 2016

With just minutes remaining before the beginning of the Jewish holiday Yom Kippur at sunset, a federal judge on Tuesday lifted a temporary restraining order that had banned the slaughter of chickens as part of an ancient atonement rite but allowed the lawsuit that triggered the order to go forward. Read full article »

AG Ken Paxton Joins Amicus Brief in Military Religious Liberty Case

Dallas Morning News December 28, 2015

Attorney General Ken Paxton joined with nine other states in filing an amicus brief Monday, supporting a Marine lance corporal who was court-martialed for posting a Bible verse in her workspace. Read full article »

Military High Court to Hear Marine Vet’s Religious Freedom Case

Marine Corps Times November 9, 2015

A Marine veteran court-martialed for failing to remove a Bible verse at work when ordered her to do so by a superior is on track to plead her case at the military’s highest court. Read full article »

Marine Court-Martialed for Bible Verse Appeals Ruling

CBN October 29, 2015

“A Marine who was court-martialed for taping a Bible verse to her computer is taking her appeal to the nation’s highest military court Thursday.” Read full article »