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...
Americans Are Clear: Don’t Pack the Supreme Court
April 23, 2021 14:17 ET | First Liberty Institute
WASHINGTON, April 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Liberty Institute today announced the results of a nationwide poll from Mason Dixon Polling & Strategy revealing more than two-thirds (2/3’s)...
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...
Chinese Dissidents Tell Supreme Court: Protecting Donor Privacy A Matter of Life and Death
March 01, 2021 13:33 ET | First Liberty Institute
WASHINGTON, March 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Liberty Institute representing Citizen Power Initiatives for China (“Citizen Power”) today filed a friend-of-the-court brief at the Supreme Court...
Deceptive “Equality Act” Threatens Existing First Amendment, Federal Legal Protections for Religious Americans
February 25, 2021 17:07 ET | First Liberty Institute
WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The following statement regarding the “Equality Act,” passed by the U.S. House of Representatives, may be attributed to Kelly Shackelford, President,...