Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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.

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.

“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.

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.

Friday, April 11, 2014

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.