The United States Supreme Court has declined to review the case of former Lance Cpl. Monifa Sterling, who claims that she was unfairly convicted at court-martial and discharged from the Marines after she refused to remove cutouts of a paraphrased Bible verse from her work station.
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Although the liberal media often downplay attacks against the faithful, a new report released this week presents incontrovertible proof that the U.S. government is increasingly hostile to religion. (more…) Read More
A United States Air Force colonel who has served in the military for 26 years says he was unfairly punished by a commanding officer because of his traditional Christian beliefs on marriage and sexuality. (more…) Read More
A West Virginia school district being sued for offering an elective Bible class has filed a motion to dismiss the suit brought by an atheist group. (more…) Read More
The Chaplain Alliance for Religious Freedom has responded to a secularist group's demand that chaplains at a New Hampshire military base not be allowed to offer invocations at on-base events. (more…) Read More
An Oregon couple who were forced to pay $135,000 after declining to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple had their first appearance before the Oregon Court of Appeals on Thursday, as they continue to fight back against the massive judgement.
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Oregon bakers Aaron and Melissa Klein have already lost their business. They've already been fined more than $135,000. They've already been told they cannot talk about their faith to others. (more…) Read More
When President Donald Trump spoke to the National Prayer Breakfast this month, he underscored his vow to defend the religious rights of the conservative Christians who helped propel him to power. (more…) Read More
If former Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Monifa Sterling—who was court-martialed for posting a Bible verse at her desk—didn't know that millions of Americans were supporting her fight for religious liberty, she should certainly know it now. (more…) Read More
Warning that religious freedom is "under threat," President Donald Trump vowed Thursday to repeal the Johnson Amendment, an IRS rule barring pastors from endorsing candidates from the pulpit. (more…) Read More
An attorney representing a Georgia preacher says his client is still fighting demands from the State of Georgia in an ongoing legal battle. (more…) Read More
The Christian owners of an Oregon bakery who were fined over $135,000 by a state government agency for declining to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding are continuing to fight for their First Amendment rights.
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A former Marine court-martialed in part for refusing to remove a biblical phrase from her workspace lost her appeal on Wednesday, when a federal court concluded the orders from her superiors did not constitute a "substantial burden" on her First Amendment rights. (more…) Read More
The Pentagon is reportedly investigating an incident involving an Air Force veteran who was dragged out of a military service for another military member who was retiring. (more…) Read More
First Liberty Institute and Boyden Gray contend that the Oregon state government violated Aaron and Melissa Kleins' rights to religious liberty, free speech, and due process (more…) Read More
First Liberty Institute, the largest legal organization in the nation specializing in defending religious freedom, filed a brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals Monday to protect the 90-year-old cross-shaped Bladensburg World War I Veterans Memorial in Maryland from an atheist group that's pushing for it's removal. (more…) Read More
This week, First Liberty Institute announced the release of Undeniable: The Survey of Hostility to Religion in America (2016). (more…) Read More