Religious Liberty
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November 18th, 2020
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DC—First Liberty Institute filed a friend-of-the-court brief in The Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn v. Cuomo, a case in which the Brooklyn Diocese has asked the Supreme Court of the United States to grant an emergency injunction against restrictions on houses of worship ordered by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.
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November 13th, 2020
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A California judge ordered San Diego to reopen strip clubs even as local officials crack down on churches. Source: California Set to Reopen Strip Clubs Before Churches – Washington Free Beacon
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October 29th, 2020
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News Release For Immediate Release: 10.29.20 Contact: Lacey McNiel, media@firstliberty.org Direct: 972-941-4453 Elderly Blind Woman Reaches Agreement with Authorities Allowing Her to Enter Park, Share Faith with Others First Liberty Institute client had been prohibited from entering library, park across the street from her home Providence, RI—Attorneys with First Liberty […] Source: Elderly Blind Woman Reaches Agreement wi | First...
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October 22nd, 2020
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Pessimists such as myself are seldom startled by realizing things are worse than they’d supposed. It happened to me recently, though. I was in a conversation with my pastor when the unhappy thought jolted me: “Maybe people don’t know that having an unfalsifiable position is an intellectual defect!” In other words, if you take a position that can’t be proved...
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October 2nd, 2020
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A number of Democratic lawmakers and liberal media figures have attacked Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett for her Catholic beliefs. Source: Here’s A List Of Democrats Who Have Attacked Amy Coney Barrett For Her Faith | The Daily Caller
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September 17th, 2020
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Attorneys representing a California rabbi sent Los Angeles County a letter on Wednesday demanding that they abandon a coronavirus policy restricting in-home gatherings for High Holidays like Yom Kippur. Source: California rabbi’s attorneys weighing legal action over LA County restricting holiday dinners | Fox News
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September 2nd, 2020
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There are sincere people on all sides of the political spectrum that love this country dearly and want the best for its citizens. I know this because I’m close friends with Americans who hold entirely different points of view when it comes to what they expect of their government. Source: Vote Like the First Amendment Is on the Nov. 3...
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August 27th, 2020
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The message posted on the front door of the North Valley Baptist Church in Santa Clara, California was jarring. “Cease and Desist.” That’s what the four-page letter read. Source: Government Agents Post ‘Cease & Desist’ Order on Church’s Front Door, Says Singing is Unlawful
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August 6th, 2020
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Historically, religion and its adherents have been often oppressed by government. By contrast, America has been singular in its dedication to preserving the freedom of its people to expect and experience religious freedom. That is now rapidly changing. Source: Religious Freedom Is Under Attack Like Never Before | Opinion
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July 9th, 2020
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By: John Kruzel – thehill.com – July 8, 2020 The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the Trump administration’s expansion of ObamaCare birth control exemptions for employers, marking the third time in about a week that the court has issued decisions broadening religious rights. Two of the three cases were decided Wednesday by a 7-2 margin. Those majorities included two liberal justices...
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