Tag : First Liberty
First Liberty title : Tennessee Grandfather Hits Back After City Bans Him from Reading Bible in Public
summary : A Tennessee grandfather is hitting back after coming under fire from local authorities because he read the Bible on a public sidewalk without the city's permission.
date : Nov 15, 2017 11:12 AM EST
First Liberty title : Christian High School Fights Back After Government Prohibits Students from Praying Before Championship Game
summary : A private Christian school is fighting back after a government organization refused to allow students to pray over loudspeaker before championship football game.
date : Oct 24, 2017 09:54 AM EDT
Peter Bormuth title : Court Rules Michigan Board May Open Meetings With Prayer After Atheist Brings Lawsuit
summary : September 7, 2017: The Board of Commissioners in Jackson County, Michigan may now open its meetings with prayer, thanks to a decision handed down by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit on Wednesday.
date : Sep 07, 2017 11:02 AM EDT
Oscar Rodriguez title : Air Force Veteran Physically Assaulted, Dragged out of Retirement Ceremony Over Word 'God'
summary : July 28, 2017: First Liberty Institute, the largest legal organization in the nation dedicated exclusively to defending religious freedom for all Americans, filed a lawsuit against the Air Force Thursday for withholding information regarding a retired veteran who was assaulted for mentioning God in a speech.
date : Jul 28, 2017 02:30 PM EDT
FFRF title : Religious Liberty Group Hits Back at Atheists Who Demanded Prayers Cease at Military Base
summary : A religious freedom group is pushing back against an atheist organization's efforts to end "unconstitutional" prayers and Bible readings presented by a chaplain during ceremonies at a Air National Guard base in New Hampshire.
date : Mar 15, 2017 11:53 AM EDT
Aaron-Melissa-Klein-Oregon-Bakery.jpg title : Christian Bakers Accused of Hate Say They Will Continue to Serve God at Whatever the Cost
summary : Aaron and Melissa Klein, the Christian couple who were ordered to pay $135,000 in damages for declining to make a cake for a same-sex wedding, have said their lives are "dedicated" to serving God and obeying His commands - whatever the cost.
date : Mar 03, 2017 09:25 AM EST
Dr. Eric Walsh title : Pastor Fired Over Sermon Opposing Gay Marriage, Evolution Rejects Georgia's Call to Hand Over Sermon
summary : Dr. Eric Walsh, a renowned public health expert who also serves as a lay minister, has announced he will not hand over his sermons to the State of Georgia despite facing legal action over his religious beliefs.
date : Oct 26, 2016 03:39 PM EDT
Aaron and Melissa Klein title : Oregon Sweet Cakes by Melissa File New Appeal, Continues Fight against Violations of Their Religious Freedom
summary : Aaron and Melissa Klein, the Christian bakers who lost their business after refusing to make a cake for a same-sex wedding, filed new documents Thursday with the Oregon Court of Appeals, hitting back at the lesbian couple's arguments that the Kleins were obligated to violate their religious beliefs in providing them service.
date : Sep 09, 2016 09:10 AM EDT
National Aeronautics and Space Administration title : NASA Agrees To Stop Censoring 'Jesus' From Employee Emails About Praise, Worship Club
summary : In June 2015, attorneys at NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, told Christian employees they could no longer mention the name "Jesus" in e-newsletter announcements for their Praise and Worship club because they believed it violated the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment of the Constitution. After the legal intervention of First Liberty attorneys last month, however, NASA officials reversed their stance.
date : Mar 08, 2016 07:02 PM EST