The Morris County freeholders board in New Jersey has been funding the restoration of churches through a trust fund. Learn how local organizations, including churches are supported through a neutral review committee at FirstLiberty.org/Briefing.
Antioch Community Church near Kansas City decided to update its church sign by replacing it with a digital one. Soon after, the city served the church a citation for not granting the church permission to make the update. Learn how the court ruled in the case at FirstLiberty.org/Briefing.
A 56-year-old pagan priest was allowed to wear his Moonsong horns as part as his religious liberty. Learn how others are allowed the same right at FirstLiberty.org/Briefing.
A couple was pulled over by Long-Beach police and soon after, they were arrested. When it came time for booking photos, Kirsty Powell was physically forced to remove her hijab, thus violating her religious beliefs. Learn why it’s important to protect religious freedom at FirstLiberty.org/Briefing.
Dr. Singh was discriminated against during an interview process with Premier Medical Group based on his appearance and religious beliefs. Learn more about the lawsuit at FirstLiberty.org/Briefing.
Learn how an antiquated Nebraska law may grant Sister Madeline Miller permission to teach in her religious garb in a public school. Listen at FirstLiberty.org/Briefing.
Many employers provide religious accommodation for their employees but are they required to? Learn about Linda Tisby's case at FirstLiberty.org/Briefing.
The Supreme Court declared that the Bible was “worthy of study” and could be “presented objectively as part of a secular program of education” in the public schools. Learn how the Bible must be taught at FirstLiberty.org.
In 1963, the Supreme Court of the United States ended the public reading of the Bible in public schools. So, can the Bible be taught in public schools? Learn the answer by listening at FirstLiberty.org/Briefing.
A court found that a Catholic Diocese in Indiana had the right to make staffing decisions according to their religious mission. Learn more about the case at FirstLiberty.org/Briefing.
Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations proclaims the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion among many other rights. Learn more about proclamation at FirstLiberty.org/Briefing.
Father Joseph Lafleur served the Army Air Corps as a chaplain during World War II and helped bring wounded soldiers to safety. For his bravery and service, the Army Air Corp awarded Lafleur the Purple Heart, Bronze Star, and Distinguished Service Cross. Learn how Chaplain Lafleur helped other soldiers even under attack at FirstLiberty.org/Briefing.
Steed Lobotzke, a Football coach for the United States Air Force Academy and alumni used his personal Twitter account to post Bible verses. This angered an activist group, labeling the tweets as “unchecked Christian extremism” and demanded that the Academy put an end to it. Learn how the Academy decided to respond at FirstLiberty.org/Briefing.
Recently, the Secretary of the Army announced new religious accommodation guidelines: brigade-level commanders may now grant religious accommodations to servicemen and women who wear beards, turbans, or hijabs for religious reasons. Learn how this will benefit America’s soldiers at FirstLiberty.org/Briefing.
A lawsuit against an Indiana Sheriff that refused to supply its Muslim inmates with a Halal diet has been dismissed. After the ACLU filed suit in 2016, the Sheriff has agreed to provide the Halal diet to the inmates. Learn how RFRA help prevent a county official from substantially burdening the free exercise of religion at FirstLiberty.org/Briefing.
The Liberty Christian Center in Watertown, New York, asked for permission to use the Watertown High School Cafeteria for its religious services. The local school board denied the application and use of school property. Learn what the Constitution says about the issue at FirstLiberty.org/Briefing.
The wait for the Supreme Court nomination is now over. His qualifications for the office are unquestionable. But what does his record reflect on the issue of religious liberty? Learn more about Judge Gorsuch at FirstLiberty.org/Briefing.