Deceptive “Equality Act” Threatens Existing First Amendment, Federal Legal Protections for Religious Americans
May 17, 2019 12:47 ET | First Liberty Institute
WASHINGTON, May 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The following statement regarding the “Equality Act,” passed by the U.S. House of Representatives, may be attributed to Kelly Shackelford, President,...
San Antonio Officials Seek to Hide Records in Decision to Deny Chick-fil-A Airport Location
May 16, 2019 11:06 ET | First Liberty Institute
SAN ANTONIO, May 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- San Antonio city officials submitted a request to the Attorney General of Texas seeking permission to deny access to public records regarding the City’s...
First Liberty Institute Urges U.S Transportation Secretary to Investigate San Antonio for Religious Hostility Toward Chick-fil-A
March 28, 2019 11:00 ET | First Liberty Institute
WASHINGTON, March 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Liberty Institute today sent a letter to United States Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao calling for an investigation into the City Council...
First Liberty Institute Urges U.S. Supreme Court to Reverse Puerto Rico Court Decision Threatening Church, Religious Freedom
February 15, 2019 14:14 ET | First Liberty Institute
WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, attorneys with First Liberty Institute filed a brief with the Supreme Court of the United States on behalf of two Catholic schools responding in...
HALFTIME: U.S. Supreme Court Declines First Opportunity to Review Decision Preventing Coach from Taking a Knee
January 22, 2019 12:02 ET | First Liberty Institute
WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that, at this time, it is not going to review the appeal in the case Kennedy v. Bremerton School District, in...
United States Postal Service Regulation Denies Personalized Christmas Stamp Because of Religious Content
December 20, 2018 09:00 ET | First Liberty Institute
PLANO, Texas, Dec. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Liberty Institute sent a letter today to the United States Postal Service (“USPS”) seeking clarification of its policies regarding custom...
Lawsuit Alleges Village of Airmont, NY Continuing its Long History of Discrimination Against Orthodox Jewish Community
November 29, 2018 11:12 ET | First Liberty Institute
AIRMONT, N.Y., Nov. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Late yesterday, First Liberty Institute and Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of an Orthodox Jewish day school,...
Religious Liberty Prevails: U.S. Army Official Clears Chaplain and Assistant of “Dereliction of Duty” Charge
August 24, 2018 14:37 ET | First Liberty Institute
General invalidates recommendations to punish chaplain who followed military regulations FT. BRAGG, N.C., Aug. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the United States Army announced that it has...
Army Recommends Chaplain be Charged with ‘Dereliction of Duty’ for Rescheduling Marriage Retreat
August 06, 2018 10:41 ET | First Liberty Institute
Decorated chaplain faces possibility of court martial and confinement in a military prison FT. BRAGG, N.C., Aug. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Liberty Institute today responded to new charges...
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Chaplain Assistant Loses Opportunity for Advancement After General Refuses to Resolve Baseless Discrimination Complaint
August 01, 2018 15:13 ET | First Liberty Institute
FT. BRAGG, N.C., Aug. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Liberty Institute demands MG Kurt Sonntag be held accountable for his refusal to resolve a complaint against Army chaplain assistant, SSG...