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Tag: RELIGIOUS LIBERTY

Kenneth Paschal Alabama News
State Rep. Paschal files bill protecting places of worship from public safety measures during a state of emergency

State Rep. Kenneth Paschal (R-Pelham) has pre-filed legislation to protect religious institutions from being subjected to stricter public safety measures than non-religious organizations in the event of another public emergency.

Country Church Alabama News
Conservative think tank accuses Alabama programs and policies of religious discrimination

A new report from the Manhattan Institute details state-level programs that it suggests violate the freedom of religion guaranteed under the First Amendment and named a handful of programs in Alabama.

Auburn University Alabama News
Col. John Eidsmoe: Auburn is not a religion-free zone

Religion has always permeated public life. Now that government also permeates the public arena, interaction between religion and government is inevitable.

Franklin Graham Alabama News
'One tough lady': Evangelist Franklin Graham praises Ivey's stance against Freedom From Religion Foundation

Pastor Franklin Graham recently applauded Gov. Kay Ivey's stern response to the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) after the foundation sent a series of letters criticizing religious activity in Alabama universities.

Britt Tuberville Alabama News
'Yet another attack on Alabamians’ constitutionally protected religious liberty': Britt, Tuberville fire back at Freedom From Religion Foundation

U.S. Sens. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) and Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) have recently spoken out against the unfolding drama between the state of Alabama and the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF).  

Church 2 Alabama News
Col. John Eidsmoe: Religious Liberty: From shambles to clarity?

State agencies may not discriminate against religious people or religious expression. The principle of equal access for religion must be honored. 

COVID Vaccine Alabama News
ACLL's Clark: SCOTUS ruling could help Alabamians fired for refusing COVID-19 vaccine due to religious beliefs

Alabama Center for Law and Liberty president Matt Clark told 1819 News on Wednesday that one recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling has the potential to help Alabamains who lost their jobs for refusing to take the COVID-19 vaccine due to religious beliefs. 

11th Circuit Court of Appeals Alabama News
Matt Clark: Two good decisions by the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

Alabamians should rest assured that the federal appellate judges in our jurisdiction respect election integrity and religious freedom.

Supreme Court 2 Alabama News
Matt Clark: Big Supreme Court decisions coming very soon

Here are some of the big U.S. Supreme Court decisions we should be watching for.

Supreme Court Alabama News
Matt Clark: Religious freedom in the workplace will likely gain ground

USPS tried to force Groff to work on Sundays, but he believed he needed to take the Sabbath off. Instead of allowing him to swap shifts with other coworkers, USPS fired him.

Steve Marshall Alabama News
Alabama AG Steve Marshall, 19 AGs condemn FBI’s label of Catholics as ‘potential terrorists’

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall joined 19 other attorneys general in a letter to U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland and FBI Director Christopher Wray stating their concern over a leaked FBI memo labeling some Catholics as potential “racially or ethnically motivated violent extremists.”

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Brooks signs amicus brief supporting SEALS lawsuit

By Brandon Moseley Congressman Mo Brooks (R-Al05) was one of 47 GOP Congressmen and Senators who joined an amicus brief supporting...