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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...

Jun 30, 2014, 10:22 ET
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Liberty Institute: Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial Cross Case Heads Back To 9th Circuit

 Today, the U.S. Supreme Court denied the request by the Mt. Soledad Memorial Association (MSMA) to review, at this time, the case, Mt. Soledad...

Jun 23, 2014, 18:51 ET
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Federal Court Rules In Favor Of Roman Catholic Diocese And Austin Pregnancy Resource Centers In First Amendment Showdown, Says Liberty Institute

Today, Liberty Institute gained a huge victory in its fight to protect the free speech and religious liberty rights of the Roman Catholic Diocese...

Jun 19, 2014, 17:35 ET
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Liberty Institute: Brawley Union High School Censors Salutatorian, Violates Constitution

On Wednesday, Liberty Institute sent a demand letter to Brawley Union High School District officials on behalf of its client, salutatorian Brooks...

Jun 10, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Liberty Institute: City Of Plano Bans Ministry To Women And Children In Crisis

Today, Liberty Institute and Dallas lawyer Kirte M. Kinser, on behalf of their client Agape Resource and Assistance Center, Inc., sent a demand...

May 30, 2014, 11:03 ET
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Liberty Institute Files Supreme Court Brief To Protect Religious Exercise And Ministries In Prisons

Yesterday, Liberty Institute, on behalf of leading academic sociologists Dr. Ronald Akers, Dr. Byron Johnson, and Dr. Sung Joon Jang, filed a...

May 29, 2014, 16:15 ET
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Whitney Church Returns To Court Seeking Continued Approval To Hold Christian Worldview Bible Study In School Facilities

Tomorrow morning, Liberty Institute will argue a Temporary Injunction (TI) hearing in the 66th District Court, defending Prairie Valley Baptist...

May 19, 2014, 17:54 ET
A coalition of pastors from Whitney, TX, unite over Christian Worldview Ministry Bible Study. Today, Hill County 66th District Court granted Liberty Institute’s petition for a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO), and thereby guaranteed that Prairie Valley Baptist Church may lead its after-school Christian Worldview Ministry in a Whitney High School classroom on Tuesday, May 20, and Tuesday, May 27, starting 30 minutes after the final bell has rung.  The church plans to immediately exercise its right to hold its Christian Worldview Bible study at Whitney High School. (PRNewsFoto/Liberty Institute)

Local Church Wins Approval To Hold Christian Worldview Bible Study In Whitney ISD Facilities

Today, Hill County 66th District Court granted Liberty Institute's petition for a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO), and thereby guaranteed that...

May 19, 2014, 16:26 ET
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Florida School District Lifts Ban On The Bible, Says Liberty Institute

Today, Attorneys with Liberty Institute received assurances from Broward County Public Schools that students are permitted to read their Bibles as...

May 15, 2014, 11:48 ET
Liberty Institute on behalf of Hemphill, TX resident Jeanette Golden sent a demand letter to the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) after it banned her from placing a Ten Commandments sign on her own private property. (PRNewsFoto/Liberty Institute)

Update: TXDOT Bans Ten Commandments Sign On Texas Citizen's Private Property

Today, Liberty Institute on behalf of Hemphill, TX resident Jeanette Golden sent a demand letter to the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT)...

May 15, 2014, 09:00 ET
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TXDOT Bans Ten Commandments Sign On Texas Citizen's Private Property

Today, Liberty Institute on behalf of Hemphill, TX resident Jeanette Golden sent a demand letter to the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT)...

May 14, 2014, 11:00 ET
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Liberty Institute: Broward County Public Schools Still Banning The Bible, Religious Books

Today, Liberty Institute sent a new demand letter to Broward County Public Schools after district officials told the press and Liberty Institute...