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Defend Students’ Religious Liberty at School

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Christian students face growing anti-Christian harassment at school. Their Christianity is treated like a virus. The Bible is banned; they are called out in class for expressing their faith; the...

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Equating Christians in Uniform with Jihadists

By Skip Ash1527602400000

In yet another unhinged rant , Mr. Michael L. “Mikey” Weinstein, founder and president of the inaptly named Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF), has once again claimed that the sky is falling in the U.S. military. And, once again, he has moronically equated sharing the Gospel of Jesus...

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ACLJ Helps Protect First Amendment Rights of Student

By ACLJ.org1526652935299

“In our system, state-operated schools may not be enclaves of totalitarianism. School officials do not possess absolute authority over their students. . . . [S]tudents may not be regarded as closed-circuit recipients of only that which the State chooses to communicate. They may not be confined to...

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MRFF Continues Attack on Our Military and the Bible

By Skip Ash1525874400000

Recently, we shared that Attorney Donald G. Rehkopf and the inappropriately named Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) sent a formal complaint to Rear Admiral Paul D. Pearigen, MC, USN, because a Bible and a bi-lingual placard were part of the POW/MIA Display at the Marine Corps Base Camp...

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Religious Liberty Update to U.S. Attorneys’ Manual

By ACLJ.org1525183200000

The Justice Department has taken a major, much-needed step in defense of religious liberty – our First Freedom – and it’s cause for celebration. Earlier this year, the Justice Department announced an update to the United States Attorneys’ Manual (USAM) with a new addition entitled “Respect for...

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Victory Against MRFF Attack on Military and Bible

By Skip Ash1525096800000

The Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) is at it yet again. Recently, Attorney Donald G. Rehkopf and the MRFF sent a formal complaint to Rear Admiral Paul D. Pearigen, MC, USN, because a Bible and a bi-lingual placard were part of the POW/MIA Display at the Marine Corps Base Camp Butler in...

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Victory: Right to Share the Gospel Protected

By Marshall Goldman1524492000000

Recently, the ACLJ was contacted by a man (who asked to remain anonymous for this article) who was dealing with disturbing religious discrimination in his Midwest city. This past year, he and his team of volunteers were allowed to share the Gospel, have Christ-centered conversations, and hand out...

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Victory: ACLJ Protects Christian Student’s Right

By Carly F. Gammill1521810000000

We recently secured an important victory on behalf of a student attending a community college in Oregon when the school rightly recognized his First Amendment right to address curricular assignments from a religious viewpoint. The situation arose when, after multiple back-and-forth communications...

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The Separation of Angry Atheists and Constitution

By Skip Ash1520460431291

The other day I came upon an essay written by an Advisory Board Member of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF), retired Brigadier General John M. Compere. I have read and responded to General Compere’s views before . In my view, the General espouses an overly expansive view of the...

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FEMA Discrimination Comes to an End

By ACLJ.org1518534000000

Previously we have told you how churches and places of worship were being discriminated against and were prohibited from even applying to receive grants from the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) in the wake of natural disasters. Thankfully, FEMA announced in January of 2018 that they...

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Victory: Church to Continue Ministering to Needy

By Abigail A. Southerland1516311628759

This week, the ACLJ secured another victory for a church experiencing difficulties in the zoning process. Several weeks ago, Soul Food Café Mission, Inc. (SFCM), a faith-based religious organization, contacted the ACLJ regarding difficulties it was experiencing in obtaining the appropriate zoning...

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FEMA Ends Its Anti-Religious Funding Policies

By ACLJ.org1515011076039

When Hurricanes Irma and Harvey struck Texas and Florida, churches and houses of worship stood on the frontlines of recovery. Yet, when they asked the federal government for support, they refused . Three months ago, we engaged this issue – calling for an end to the discrimination and penalties...

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ACLJ Defended Ederly Christian Woman and Won

By Abigail A. Southerland1513180800000

Imagine you live in an apartment complex. You are surrounded by tenants who have door decorations displayed for the holidays and you have chosen to display a Bible verse on your front door. As far as you know, you may be one of the only residents in the complex who is a Christian. You then receive...

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Victory: Big Wins for Religious Liberty at SCOTUS

By ACLJ.org1513087200000

This is the latest installment in a year-end series looking back at a few of the numerous victories by the ACLJ in 2017. Every year, opponents to religious freedom continue their assault on our First Freedom. This year, the ACLJ successfully helped defend religious liberty in two landmark cases...

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Victory: Christian Judicial Nominees Prevail

By ACLJ.org1512489811124

This is the latest installment in a year-end series looking back at a few of the numerous victories by the ACLJ in 2017. This year, in response to the Left's reprehensible religious inquisition of Christian judges, the ACLJ took direct action to defend them against the Senate’s overt discriminatory...

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Under Attack Again in Federal Court

By Geoffrey Surtees1511978140620

As explained here , the Trump administration issued Interim Final Rules last month regarding religious and moral exemptions under the HHS abortion-pill mandate. For years, we fought for the government to provide these conscience protections. The previous administration’s campaign to force religious...

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Defend the Chaplain Flag & the Cross

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Angry atheists are attacking the Military Chaplain Flag and the Cross. Mikey Weinstein and the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) – the radical anti-Christian group that calls Christians in...

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MRFF Attacks a Christian, The Chaplains’ Flag

By Wesley Smith1511975032084

In the latest attack by Mikey Weinstein and the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF), the target is not only the United States military (MRFF’s venomous specialty) but is also an attack on history, in this case the history of the Korean War. At Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama, there is a...

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Victory: Legislative Prayer Is Constitutional

By ACLJ.org1511293576533

This is the latest installment in a year-end series looking back at a few of the numerous victories by the ACLJ in 2017. When a county Board of Commissioners’ legislative prayer practice was challenged as unconstitutional, the ACLJ filed a key brief leading to a U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals...

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Christian Realtors Face Government Discrimination

By ACLJ.org1510936124128

Government regulators are at it again. They have issued complaints against Christian realtors who run their business in accordance with their faith. Instead of protecting our constitutional rights, the government insists on silencing Christians and singling them out for discrimination. We have...

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