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Feb 10, 2016, 04:02 ET Members Of Congress Ask Supreme Court To Hear Crucial Case Involving Rights Of Conscience

On behalf of 43 Members of Congress, Liberty Institute and its volunteer attorneys from the law firm of Jackson Walker LLP filed an amicus brief with ...


Feb 05, 2016, 05:06 ET Liberty Institute Files Appeal, Contending Jefferson Parish Violated Religious Rights Of Church

Today Liberty Institute and volunteer attorney Roy Bowes filed an appeal with the Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal on behalf of Vintage Church....


Jan 29, 2016, 12:14 ET Texas Supreme Court Decides In Favor Of Kountze Cheerleaders In Bible Banner Case

Today, in an 8-0 decision, the Texas Supreme Court decided in favor of the Kountze Cheerleaders in the case of Matthews v. Kountze Independent School ...


Jan 26, 2016, 04:06 ET Students' Prayer Prohibited At Florida High School Championship Football Game

Today, Liberty Institute sent a demand letter to the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) on behalf of Cambridge Christian School (CCS),...


Dec 15, 2015, 02:59 ET Bremerton Washington Football Coach Files EEOC Complaint Against School District That Won't Let Him Pray

Today, Coach Joe Kennedy filed a charge of religious discrimination with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) against Bremerton...


Dec 11, 2015, 01:18 ET Officials In Jefferson Parish Come To Church, Fingerprint Pastor, And Issue Criminal Summons Against Him For Church Being "Too Loud" At Christmastime

Yesterday afternoon, Vintage Church filed a lawsuit against Jefferson Parish for violating Vintage Church's rights under federal and Louisiana law....


Nov 02, 2015, 02:40 ET Liberty Institute: Houston Housing Authority Calls Off Eminent Domain Proceedings Against African-American Church

The Houston Housing Authority (HHA) has officially discontinued its eminent domain proceedings against the Latter Day Deliverance Revival Church, a...


Oct 14, 2015, 06:01 ET Despite School District Ban, High School Coach Says He Will Pray After Homecoming Game

On September 17, 2015, Bremerton High School sent a letter to Coach Joe Kennedy ordering him to stop praying after football games. (Read the school...


Aug 25, 2015, 02:52 ET Liberty Institute Welcomes Renowned Legal Scholar Ken Klukowski As Senior Counsel And Director Of Strategic Affairs

Today, Liberty Institute announces Kenneth A. ("Ken") Klukowski, one of the nation's premier legal experts, has joined the national non-profit...


Aug 24, 2015, 06:37 ET Liberty Institute: Six Christian And Missionary Alliance Ministries Join Little Sisters Of The Poor In Asking Supreme Court To Grant Religious Exemption To HHS Contraceptive Mandate

Today, on behalf of six Christian and Missionary Alliance affiliated ministries, Liberty Institute and lead counsel O'Melveny & Myers LLP filed an...


Jul 28, 2015, 11:07 ET Rowan County Appeals Lawsuit Over Prayer Before County Meetings; High-Profile Attorney Now Representing The County

Yesterday evening, Liberty Institute, along with nationally recognized Liberty Institute volunteer attorney Allyson Ho, filed a brief at the U.S....


Jul 27, 2015, 07:03 ET Liberty Institute: Oklahoma Supreme Court Is Taking "Most Radical" Position On Ten Commandments In Nation's History

Today, Liberty Institute expressed its disappointment in the Oklahoma Supreme Court's refusal to rehear the Oklahoma Ten Commandments case. Hiram...


Jul 20, 2015, 09:29 ET After 25-Year Legal Battle, The Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial Is Finally Saved

Today, the U.S. government sold the historic, Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial in San Diego, CA to the Mt. Soledad Memorial Association (MSMA). The sale ...


Jun 29, 2015, 08:00 ET Liberty Institute Affirms Religious Liberty For Individual Government Employees, Offers Legal Counsel

Today, Liberty Institute responded to statements from Texas Governor Greg Abbott, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick and Attorney General Ken Paxton,...


Jun 26, 2015, 12:43 ET In Marriage Case, Supreme Court Upholds Religious Liberty 9-0

Today, Liberty Institute responds to the Supreme Court's historic ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges, determining the future of marriage policy in...


May 29, 2015, 03:35 ET Federal Court Victory For Faith-Based Car Dealership In Challenge To HHS Abortion Pill Mandate

Today, a U.S. District Court entered a final judgment in favor of the family owned, faith-based car dealership in South Charleston, WV, Joe Holland...


May 22, 2015, 04:56 ET School Officials Apologize For Denying Sixth-Grader's Right To Use John 3:16 In Class Assignment

Today, Liberty Institute thanked Somerset Academy school officials for issuing a formal, written apology to 12-year-old Mackenzie Fraiser. Academy...


Apr 28, 2015, 05:57 ET Liberty Institute Encouraged By Oral Arguments In Marriage Cases Pending Before The United States Supreme Court

Jeff Mateer, General Counsel for Liberty Institute, was present for oral arguments in the Obergefell v. Hodges, cases pending in the United States...


Apr 07, 2015, 11:41 ET Orthodox Jewish Community Files Counter-Lawsuit Against City Of Dallas

Yesterday, Liberty Institute filed an answer and counterclaim to the City of Dallas's lawsuit against Congregation Toras Chaim, a small Orthodox...


Apr 02, 2015, 02:29 ET Liberty Institute Files Free Speech Amicus Brief On Behalf Of Religious Leaders In Supreme Court Marriage Case

Today, on behalf of prominent religious organizations, public speakers, and scholars, Liberty Institute filed an amicus brief in the historic United...


Mar 31, 2015, 01:47 ET Congressional Members Rally In Support Of Chaplain Modder; Congressman Seeks Answers About How The Navy Obtained Private Information, According To Liberty Institute

Yesterday, 35 members of Congress expressed their support for decorated Navy Chaplain Wes Modder. The members sent a letter to Navy Secretary Ray...


Mar 24, 2015, 02:57 ET Navy Official Bans Chaplain From Ministering To Bereaved Families And Sailors, According To Liberty Institute

Today, Liberty Institute announces that Chaplain Modder's commanding officer, Captain Jon R. Fahs, issued a "no contact" order to Chaplain Wes Modder ...


Mar 18, 2015, 07:00 ET Navy Officials Violate Federal Law By Refusing To Grant Religious Liberty To Decorated Navy Chaplain, According to Liberty Institute

This week, a Navy official denied Chaplain Wes Modder's request for religious accommodation. Although Chaplain Modder's Marine and Navy SEAL...


Mar 12, 2015, 09:00 ET Military, Political, And Religious Leaders Rally In Support Of Chaplain Modder

Political, military, and religious leaders declare their unwavering support for Navy Chaplain Wes Modder, decrying the Navy's unjust religious...


Mar 12, 2015, 02:06 ET Rabbi's Car Vandalized With Swastika Following Lawsuit From City Of Dallas

Yesterday evening, Rabbi Yaakov Rich found his car defaced with a sinister, spray-painted swastika. Rabbi Rich is the leader of Congregation Toras...