religious freedom

Florida Education Department ‘Deeply Troubled’ by Prayer Ban

The Florida Education Department voiced its concern over the Florida School Athletic Association's decision to deny students the right to pray over a loudspeaker at a high school football game. Commissioner of Education Richard Corcoran sent a letter to the FHSAA stating that the decision was "overboard" and restricted students' constitutional right to private religious expression.

Congress Must Reauthorize Religious Freedom Agency for Prisoners of Faith

After being imprisoned in Turkey for more than 2 years, American Pastor Andrew Bruson was set free and returned home to his family at the beginning of 2019. Bruson credits a lot of people for helping him come home, including small government agency the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. This agency is now at risk of being dissolved. 

New York School District Reverses Decision against Christian Club

A New York school has decided to reverse its decision on a student's request to start a Christian Club. After first denying high school freshman Daniela Barca's request to start a Christian Club at the school, First Liberty Institute got involved, informing the school that its reason behind denying her request was unconstitutional.