Religious Liberty | American Center for Law and Justice
  Search  |  Login  |  Register

ACLJ Profile Completion

Verified

Religious Liberty

ACLJ Helps Couple Use Their Home for Religious Activities

By ACLJ.org1544805842397

This is the latest installment in a year-end series looking back at some of the numerous victories by the ACLJ in 2018. The ACLJ stepped in to defend the religious and civil liberties of a retired Georgia couple when the local government tried to restrict them from offering their home as a quiet...

read more

Christianity Under Attack this Christmas

By Edward White1544724952032

The war on Christmas is real – and it is raging on. The ACLJ is dedicated to defending religious liberty, and at no time is it more crucial than during this Christmas holiday season. At the ACLJ, we are contacted by localities and concerned citizens when Christmas and other holiday displays are...

read more
  Signatures

Defend Christmas from Satanist Attacks

1544655991881

It’s an outrageous attack on Christmas. Satanic Temples and other Satanists are demanding that a Satanic display be erected in the Illinois and Michigan State Capitols, alongside traditional...

SIGN

ACLJ Helps Protect Student’s Rights in School

By ACLJ.org1544633925573

This is the latest installment in a year-end series looking back at some of the numerous victories by the ACLJ in 2018. The ACLJ stands for Religious Freedom. So when a Christian family in Iowa contacted us because their son - an elementary school student – was threatened with punishment simply...

read more
  Signatures

Stop Forcing Buddhist Meditation on Kids in School

1544546895932

It’s disturbing to the core. Young elementary school students are being forced to participate in Buddhist-based meditation in public schools. We’re being contacted by numerous parents of elementary...

SIGN

Challenging Buddhist Meditation Practice in Public Schools

By Christina Stierhoff1544461657554

Public schools in several states have started down a slippery slope by incorporating Buddhist meditation practices in the classroom, and the ACLJ is challenging this threat to the religious liberty rights of public school children. Imagine your elementary school child coming home one night and...

read more

Ending FEMA's Discrimination of Religious Organizations

By ACLJ.org1542812400000

This is the latest installment in a year-end series looking back at some of the numerous victories by the ACLJ in 2018. The ACLJ has long worked to end to religious discrimination by any federal agency. Last year, we sent a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) demanding a...

read more

Business Owners Have Right to Prayer at the Workplace

By ACLJ.org1542037423973

As a business owner, have you ever been subjected to an investigation by the civil rights commission in your state as a result of an unfounded complaint of religious discrimination? If so, you are not alone. While civil rights laws protect employees from unequal treatment, including discrimination,

read more

ACLJ Comes to Defense of Christian USAF General

By ACLJ.org1535551200000

Once again, a group notorious for wanting to keep God out of our military is attacking anyone who professes his or her Christian faith. Now this group is attacking a respected Air Force General, demanding he be investigated for expressing his Christian faith. Recently we told you how this group...

read more

Defeating Religious Discrimination Against Church

By ACLJ.org1535121445558

Religious liberty is still under attack here in America. Last week, the ACLJ stepped in to ensure that a church in Montana would be able to open its doors and worship at its new location. The church contacted the ACLJ earlier this month after it was informed by the city zoning department that it...

read more

ACLJ Stands on the Law In Response To MRFF Attacks

By Skip Ash1531490400000

I must confess that I am an unabashed fan of Yogi Berra. In his own inimitable way, he was a master at re-formulating the English language. He could encapsulate more common sense in one, often humorous, stream-of-consciousness quote than almost anyone I know of. My choice for today is: “It’s déjà

read more

Regulating a Couple’s Religious Use in Their Own Home?

By Abigail A. Southerland1530540000000

Many churches, religious organizations and homeowners engaged in religious activity are unaware of the federal laws that protect their religious exercise from unnecessary and burdensome zoning regulations and/or unequal treatment in the zoning process. The Religious Land Use and Institutionalized...

read more
  Signatures

Defend Students’ Religious Liberty at School

1528821307038

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...

SIGN

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more