Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Cy Fair ISD Bans Bible: Second Grader Prohibited From Reading the Bible During "Read to Myself" Time

IN THE SCHOOL

Liberty Institute Attorneys Explain to Cypress ISD School Officials That Violating A Student’s Religious Freedom Is Illegal and Unconstitutional

CYPRESS, TX, April 22, 2014—Today, Liberty Institute sends a letter to Cypress Fairbanks Independent School District (Cy Fair ISD) officials in response to a complaint from the family of a Hamilton Elementary School second grader, whom a teacher allegedly prohibited from reading the Bible during “read to myself” time. The student and parents, who requested to remain anonymous for fear of retaliation or reprisal, say the teacher told the student not to bring the Bible back to school again because it is inappropriate reading material.

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.