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Abortion Pills…from Christian Colleges
IN THE SCHOOL

Christian colleges turn to Liberty Institute as Feds press them to fund abortion

Should religious colleges—where tomorrow’s leaders of churches and ministries are being trained—be forced to violate their faith?  That’s what ObamaCare could do.  The law orders them to provide insurance that pays for contraceptives, including abortion pills.

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 2:44:00 PM

Kicked Out for Passover? “No Way!” Says Liberty Institute
IN THE CHURCH

Last week, Liberty Institute successfully protected a Jewish synagogue, Congregation Toras Chaim, from an aggressive homeowners association, which tried to prevent the congregation from freely worshiping during Passover.

Collin County District Court Judge Jill Willis denied the HOA’s request for an injunction that would have disrupted community religious practice for 30 Orthodox Jewish families in North Dallas right before Passover.
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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 2:40:00 PM

“Save Soledad!” Becoming a National Outcry
IN THE MILITARY

It’s becoming a national echo!  Friend-of-the-court briefs have poured into the U.S. Supreme Court supporting Liberty Institute’s Supreme Court petition on behalf of the Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial Association.  We are asking the Court to immediately rule on the ACLU’s attempt to tear down the cross and ruin the memorial.
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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 2:36:00 PM

Congress Urges Air Force to Support Religious Freedom
IN THE MILITARY

Bipartisan Letter Asks Secretary Of The Air Force To Revise Religious Freedom Regulations

WASHINGTON, DC, April 15, 2014—Today, bipartisan members of the House of Representatives submitted a letter to U.S. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James, urging a revision to Air Force regulations to allow greater religious freedom in the Air Force.
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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 2:03:00 PM

Lunch Lady Lineup: 5-Year-Old Identifies School Prayer Monitor
IN THE SCHOOL

Earlier this week, Liberty Institute client Gabriella Perez positively identified the school district employee who told her praying over her meal was “wrong.”

Monday, Liberty Institute Senior Counsel Jeremy Dys and the Perez family met with school officials from Carillon Elementary School in Seminole County, Florida where just a few weeks earlier, 5-year-old Gabriella Perez was told it was “wrong” to bow her head in prayer before she ate lunch.  School officials initially denied the incident took place.
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Friday, April 11, 2014 11:07:00 AM

Supreme Court Denial of Photographer’s Case “Not the End”
IN THE PUBLIC ARENA

Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear arguments in the Elane Photography case, a case involving a business owner’s right to deny services based on sincerely held religious beliefs.  (Elane Photography was not a Liberty Institute client.)

In 2006, the owners of Elane Photography, Elaine and Jonathan Huguenin, declined a request to photograph a same-sex commitment ceremony because they felt they could not, in good conscience, take part in a ceremony that went against their Biblical beliefs.
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Friday, April 11, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Testimony from Our Client Helps Pass Religious Rights Law!
IN THE PUBLIC ARENA

Testimony from a Liberty Institute client helped pass the Mississippi Religious Freedom Restoration Act, signed into law late last week. Pastor Telsa DeBerry became a nationally recognized force for the legislation after a court battle against religious discrimination.

“As I learned first hand, government entities can and do discriminate today,” said Pastor DeBerry, “and churches, ministries, individuals, and the communities that they serve will all benefit from ending religious discrimination.”
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Thursday, April 10, 2014 1:08:00 PM

Liberty Institute Defends Constitutionality of Clergy Housing Allowances at U.S. Court of Appeals
IN THE CHURCH

Liberty Institute Submits Friend-of-the-Court Brief in Freedom From Religion Foundation, Inc. v. Lew

PLANO, TX, April 10, 2014— Liberty Institute, in conjunction with independent attorney Ken Klukowski, submits a friend-of-the-court brief supporting the constitutionality of clergy housing allowances in a U.S. Seventh Circuit of Appeals case,
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Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:57:00 PM

Supreme Court Petition to Save the Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial Cross Receives Broad Support
IN THE MILITARY

19 States, The American Legion, Veterans, and Members of Congress Submit Friend-of-The- Court Briefs Supporting Nation’s Oldest Korean War Veterans Memorial

SAN DIEGO, CA, April 10, 2014—The States of Texas, Alabama, Alaska, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, West Virginia, and Wisconsin, The American Legion, Veterans with plaques surrounding the Memorial Cross, including Bronze Star Recipient and Retired U.S. Army Colonel David G. Epstein, and members of the U.S. Congress are among the parties, who filed friend-of-the-court briefs this week in support of the Mt. Soledad Memorial Association’s (MSMA) petition asking the United States Supreme Court to save the historic Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial Cross in San Diego.  Liberty Institute and Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, which represent the MSMA, submitted the petition to the Supreme Court last month.
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Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:45:00 PM

Judge Allows Jewish Congregation's Religious Practice to Continue, Denies HOA's Injunction
IN THE CHURCH

Liberty Institute Attorneys Applaud Collin County District Court Judge Jill Willis’s Ruling Denying Temporary Injunction at Public Hearing in Collin Country District Court

PLANO, TX, April 10, 2014—Today, Liberty Institute, on behalf of its client Congregation Toras Chaim, is encouraged by Judge Willis’s denial of a homeowners association’s request for an injunction that would have effectively disrupted community religious practice for 30 Orthodox Jewish families in North Dallas on the eve of Passover.
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Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:17:00 PM

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