GuideOne Insurance Announces Alliance with MinistrySafe and Abuse Prevention Systems
February 18, 2021 10:00 ET | GuideOne Insurance
West Des Moines, IA, Feb. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GuideOne Insurance today announced its alliance with MinistrySafe and Abuse Prevention Systems (APS), leaders in child sexual abuse prevention...
Texas City Threatens to Take Property from Church
October 07, 2020 14:29 ET | First Liberty Institute
DALLAS, Oct. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, First Liberty Institute and Winston & Strawn LLP filed a motion to dismiss the City of Duncanville’s condemnation petition seeking to seize...
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Churches Inform Massachusetts Mayor of Plans to Immediately Resume In-Person Church Gatherings Despite His Order
June 10, 2020 11:33 ET | First Liberty Institute
SOMERVILLE, Mass., June 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Liberty Institute and the Massachusetts Family Institute today sent a letter to Somerville, Massachusetts Mayor Joseph Curtatone informing...
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Religious Liberty Expert Stands with President Trump on Reopening Churches
May 22, 2020 15:08 ET | First Liberty Institute
WASHINGTON, May 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The following statement may be attributed to Kelly Shackelford, President, CEO, and Chief Counsel to First Liberty Institute: “The discrimination that...
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First Liberty Institute Informs Illinois Governor of Elgin Church’s Immediate Intent to Resume In-Person Church Gatherings
May 01, 2020 10:27 ET | First Liberty Institute
ELGIN, Ill., May 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Liberty Institute today sent a letter to Illinois Governor J. B Pritzker on behalf of Northwest Bible Baptist Church (“NWBBC”) in Elgin, Illinois...
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First Liberty Institute Demands Chemung, New York Officials Stop Targeting “Drive-in” Churchgoers
April 22, 2020 12:17 ET | First Liberty Institute
CHEMUNG, N.Y., April 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Liberty Institute today sent a letter to Chemung, New York County Executive Christopher Moss urging him to withdraw a policy that targets...
Church Intimidated by Police for ‘Drive-in Church’ Files Federal Lawsuit Against Mayor, City
April 15, 2020 13:22 ET | First Liberty Institute
GREENVILLE, Miss., April 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Liberty Institute today filed a federal lawsuit against Greenville, Mississippi Mayor Errick Simmons on behalf of its client, King James...
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Statement from First Liberty Institute on the U.S. Department of Justice’s Statement in Support of Religious Liberty During Covid-19 Pandemic
April 14, 2020 16:33 ET | First Liberty Institute
WASHINGTON, April 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Liberty Institute responded today to the U.S. Justice Department’s defense of religious liberty during the Covid-19 pandemic.  First Liberty...
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Breaking: Judge Grants Restraining Order Against Louisville, KY Mayor in Dispute Over Drive-in Church Service on Easter
April 11, 2020 16:33 ET | First Liberty Institute
LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- This afternoon, U.S. District Court Judge Justin Walker granted a temporary restraining order (TRO) preventing Louisville, Kentucky Mayor Greg...
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First Liberty Institute Demands Mississippi Mayor to Stop Targeting CDC “Drive-In” Churchgoers
April 09, 2020 16:09 ET | First Liberty Institute
GREENVILLE, Miss., April 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Liberty Institute today sent a letter to Greenville, Mississippi Mayor Errick Simmons urging him to withdraw an order that targets...