Religious Liberty
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July 1st, 2022
Coach Kennedy at Bremerton Football Field
The Supreme Court’s decision should cause timorous adults, and the fragile young people they shape, to stop fueling today’s cancel culture and the demands for “safe spaces.”
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June 29th, 2022
lorie-smith from 303-creative-inside-desk
A Colorado law forces web designer Lorie Smith and her studio, 303 Creative, to design and publish websites promoting messages that violate her religious beliefs.
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June 27th, 2022
Coach Kennedy on SCOTUS steps after Victory
On Monday morning, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in Kennedy v. Bremerton School District that a public high school football coach in the state of Washington had his First Amendment rights violated.
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June 27th, 2022
Coach Joe Kennedy on football field
Coach Joseph Kennedy was placed on leave in 2015 from Bremerton High, a public school, when he led midfield prayers after games played by his team.
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June 24th, 2022
teen at desk classroom
Three Maine families, the Institute for Justice (IJ) and the First Liberty Institute (FLI) have filed a legal challenge to Maine’s exclusion of religious options from the state’s school choice program.
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June 16th, 2022
Alaska Airlines - First Liberty
First Liberty filed suit in federal district court against Alaska Airlines because the airline wrongfully fired two flight attendants over their religious beliefs.
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June 16th, 2022
Air Force Service Members - First Liberty
This week, First Liberty filed a federal lawsuit seeking a temporary restraining order on behalf of several Air Force service members, who were being punished because they requested a legal, religious accommodation to the military vaccine mandate.
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June 16th, 2022
Coach Kennedy - First Liberty
The Coach Kennedy case is going to the Supreme Court and could finally restore the Free Exercise Clause, one of the key religious freedom clauses found in the First Amendment, for all Americans.
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June 16th, 2022
School - first liberty institute - institute for Justice
In this case—Carson v. Makin—the Institute for Justice (IJ) and First Liberty are challenging this Maine law that bans families from participating in a student-aid program if they choose to send their children to religious schools. This law unjustly discriminates against both religious schools and religious families. We could not allow this law to stand.
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June 3rd, 2022
Oakland University, MI
A Michigan university accused one of its students of breaching the school’s code of conduct because she talked about receiving a religious exemption for the COVID-19 vaccine requirement on Facebook.
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