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Sep 29, 2014, 15:46 ET
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Hostility To Religion Continues To Climb At Alarming Rate

Liberty Institute and the Family Research Council released Undeniable: The Survey of Hostility to Religion in America 2014 Edition during the...

Sep 24, 2014, 10:50 ET
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The American Legion Granted Right To Intervene In New Jersey Pledge Of Allegiance Lawsuit

 The Superior Court of New Jersey, Monmouth County, granted a motion by The American Legion, The American Legion Department of New Jersey and...

Sep 23, 2014, 12:22 ET
Today, Liberty Institute and Parks, Chesin & Walbert, attorneys for Dr. Eric Walsh, a leading public health expert, who holds both a medical degree and Ph.D. and serves as lay minister with the Seventh Day Adventist Church, filed an official charge of discrimination with the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). (PRNewsFoto/Liberty Institute)

Distinguished Public Health Official Denied Top Post By State Of Georgia For His Religious Faith, according to Liberty Institute

Today, Liberty Institute and Parks, Chesin & Walbert, attorneys for Dr. Eric Walsh, a leading public health expert, who holds both a medical...

Sep 19, 2014, 12:21 ET
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Liberty Institute Releases Statement on Ten Commandments Victory in Oklahoma

Today, an Oklahoma judge ruled that the Ten Commandments monument on the Oklahoma capitol grounds is constitutional under the Oklahoma...

Sep 18, 2014, 17:35 ET
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TXDOT Changes Rule To Allow Ten Commandments Sign on Private Property Along East Texas Highway

Today, Liberty Institute on behalf of its client Jeanette Golden of Hemphill, TX, and Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) officials jointly...

Sep 18, 2014, 12:20 ET
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The American Legion Granted Right To Intervene In Bladensburg World War I Veterans Memorial Lawsuit

Today, the United States District Court for the District of Maryland granted the motion by The American Legion, The American Legion Department of...

Sep 17, 2014, 22:19 ET
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Arkansas State University Reverses Decision; ASU Allows Original Cross-Shaped Memorial Decals To Return To Players' Helmets

 Today, Liberty Institute, on behalf of its client, an anonymous Arkansas State University (ASU) football player, responds to ASU officials'...

Sep 16, 2014, 12:06 ET
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Liberty Institute Responds To Attack On Indiana Veterans Memorial, Represents Well-Known Wood Sculptor

Today, Liberty Institute on behalf of its client, well-known wood sculptor Dayle K. Lewis, responded to a demand letter sent to the Indiana...

Sep 15, 2014, 14:41 ET
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Football Player Asks Arkansas State University To Stand With The Team, Constitution

Liberty Institute on behalf of its client—an Arkansas State University football player who wishes to remain anonymous because he fears...

Sep 08, 2014, 11:21 ET
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Dozens Of Leaders Encourage Secretaries Of Defense And Navy To Allow Gideons Bibles In Military Facilities

Last Friday, the Restore Military Religious Freedom Coalition, of which Liberty Institute is a member, submitted a letter to the Secretary of...

Aug 27, 2014, 13:49 ET
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Tennessee Student Kicked Out Of Class For Saying "Bless You"

 Today, Liberty Institute, on behalf of Dyer County High School student Kendra Turner, sent a demand letter to school officials for unlawfully...

Aug 22, 2014, 17:59 ET
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Liberty Institute: Government "Accommodation" Still Requires Employers To Facilitate Coverage Of Abortifacient Drugs

Today, the Obama Administration issued new regulations under Obamacare that modify the religious "accommodation" but still require religious...

Aug 12, 2014, 12:51 ET
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Liberty Institute Outraged By U.S. Navy's Decision To Remove Bibles From Hotel Guest Rooms

Today, Liberty Institute Director of Military Affairs Mike Berry expressed outrage at a U.S. Navy decision to remove Bibles from Navy Lodge guest...

Aug 06, 2014, 18:53 ET
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Kountze ISD Cheerleaders Seek To Reverse Court Of Appeals Decision In Bible Banner Case

Today, Liberty Institute; Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP; and Beaumont attorney David Starnes on behalf of the Kountze cheerleaders and their...

Aug 06, 2014, 17:08 ET
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Liberty Institute: Historic Faith-Based Pennsylvania College Rejects Federal Government's Abortion Pill Mandate

 Today, attorneys from the Liberty Institute and Maza, David and Hoeffel on behalf of Valley Forge Christian College filed a federal lawsuit...

Jul 31, 2014, 14:56 ET
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The American Legion Files Motion To Intervene In New Jersey Pledge Of Allegiance Lawsuit

Today, The American Legion, The American Legion Department of New Jersey and The American Legion Matawan Post 176 filed a motion with the Monmouth...

Jul 23, 2014, 15:29 ET
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Liberty Institute: Award-Winning Journalist Fired For Writing About His Faith

Today, Liberty Institute, attorneys for Bob Eschliman, the former Newton Daily News editor-in-chief, filed and official charge of discrimination...

Jul 22, 2014, 14:19 ET
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Town Of Bayview, TX Bans Local Church And School From Its Own Property

 Today, retired Texas Supreme Court Justice Raul Gonzalez, the law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP, the law firm Colvin, Chaney, Saenz...

Jul 22, 2014, 11:41 ET
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Pres. Obama's Executive Order Forces Faith-based Contractors To Choose Between Their Jobs And Faith

Today, Liberty Institute Deputy General Counsel Matthew Kacsmaryk issued the following statement in response to the President Obama's executive...

Jun 30, 2014, 12:28 ET
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Liberty Institute Celebrates U.S. Supreme Court's "Decision of Startling Breadth" Protecting Freedom of Conscience Rights

Today, Liberty Institute celebrates the United States Supreme Court's important religious liberty "decision of startling breadth" in favor of the...