The Supreme Court term begins this month, and, as of now, it does not appear to be as action-packed for religious liberty as this past term. However, at least one important case is in the hopper, and several are in the pipeline. And, of course, all is overshadowed by the presumed replacement of Justice Ginsburg […]
NLF Supports Barronelle Stutzman’s Courageous Stand and Fights to Preserve the Freedoms of Speech and Assembly
Recently, the State of Washington’s Supreme Court heard and decided a case dealing with same-sex “discrimination” and First Amendment rights. Currently, a petition is pending in the U.S. Supreme Court concerning the case. In the center of the legal controversy is a Christian woman standing for the sanctity of marriage and standing for her faith.
On June 30, 2020, the Supreme Court reiterated the fact that the United States Constitution prohibits discrimination based on religion. In Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue,the Court held that a Montana no-aid provision denying state sponsored scholarship funds to religious schools was unconstitutional. Such so called “Blaine amendments” (which deny payments from any state
Chief Justice Roberts has been the center of attention recently, whipsawing both liberals and conservatives with his various opinions. He sided with Justice Gorsuch and the four “liberals” on the bench in ruling that “sex” in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act includes “sexual orientation” and “gender identity,” and he wrote a somewhat baffling
SCOTUSblog Identifies Rick Claybrook as One of Best Writers of Supreme Court Amicus Briefs in the 2017 Term
The National Legal Foundation proudly notes a great achievement by our friend and frequent collaborator, Frederick (Rick) W. Claybrook, Jr. In a recent study of amicus briefs filed at the Supreme Court of the United States during the most recent Term, Rick’s briefs were highly rated in multiple categories. The National Legal Foundation was one