Michigan School Censors Religious References in Student’s High School Graduation Speech
May 26, 2021 17:35 ET | First Liberty Institute
HILLSDALE, Mich., May 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, First Liberty Institute sent a letter to the principal at Hillsdale (MI) High School demanding that she allow a graduating senior, Elizabeth...
As Biden Supreme Court Commission Meets, Religious Liberty Expert Warns Against Dangers of Court-Packing Scheme
May 19, 2021 09:11 ET | First Liberty Institute
WASHINGTON, May 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, President Joe Biden’s Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States will meet for the first time since it was established by...
Alabama College Student Asks University of Alabama-Birmingham to Accommodate Religious Objection to Vaccine Mandate
May 13, 2021 14:54 ET | First Liberty Institute
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, First Liberty Institute sent a letter to the University of Alabama-Birmingham (“UAB”) demanding it exempt Jackie Gale, a rising Sophomore,...
Highly Decorated Army Chaplain Appeals Career-Ending Punishment for Expressing His Religious Beliefs
May 12, 2021 11:09 ET | First Liberty Institute
FT. HOOD, Texas, May 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. Army reprimanded Chaplain (Major) Andrew Calvert Chaplain Calvert for using his personal Facebook account to comment on a news article...
Massachusetts Church Asks Court to Toss Governor’s Discriminatory Restrictions on Religious Exercise
May 10, 2021 16:10 ET | First Liberty Institute
BOSTON, May 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On behalf of New Life South Coast in New Bedford, Massachusetts, First Liberty Institute, the Massachusetts Family Institute, and the global law firm Jones...
Eleventh Circuit Reverses Decision Where Court Dismissed Juror Because He Sought Divine Guidance During Trial Deliberations
May 07, 2021 10:35 ET | First Liberty Institute
ATLANTA, May 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Late yesterday, on the National Day of Prayer, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit reversed and remanded an earlier decision in United States...
Religious Liberty Law Firm, Delaware Town Settle Lawsuit Over City Christmas Display
April 19, 2021 10:52 ET | First Liberty Institute
REHOBOTH BEACH, Del., April 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Representing the local Knights of Columbus council, First Liberty Institute, Jones Day, and Morton, Valihura & Zerbato, LLC, have settled...
Religious Liberty Expert Warns Against President Biden’s Transparent Attempt to Pack, Influence Supreme Court
April 09, 2021 17:59 ET | First Liberty Institute
WASHINGTON, April 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- President Joe Biden today issued an Executive Order creating the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States that includes...
OurCalling, Local Church Ministering to Homeless, Asks City of Dallas for Religious Accommodation
April 08, 2021 11:28 ET | First Liberty Institute
DALLAS, April 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Liberty Institute sent a letter today to the City of Dallas informing city officials that they are misinterpreting a city ordinance by requiring...
BREAKING: Ninth Circuit Again Denies Right of Beloved Football Coach to say a Brief, Private Prayer After Games
March 18, 2021 13:24 ET | First Liberty Institute
SAN FRANCISCO, March 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that the Bremerton School District in Washington state can ban...