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EXCLUSIVE: First Liberty Institute Seeks Justice for Air Force Colonel Targeted for His Faith

First Liberty Institute, a national law firm committed to protecting religious liberty, is taking up the case of Air Force Col. Michael Madrid. He has been targeted by his commanding officer for reprimand involving a closed investigation that cleared the colonel of false claims by a court-marshaled soldier that Madrid had made disparaging remarks about his homosexuality.

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Hamas Begins Court-Martial of Islamic State Detainees

Hamas has started court-martialing detainee jihadists accused of associations with the Islamic State as well as the relatives of accused militants, according to jihadi sources in Gaza affiliated with IS ideology.

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Military High Court: Religious Liberty Does Not Protect Displaying Bible Verses

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Thursday the military’s highest court upheld a U.S. Marine’s dishonorable discharge from the military when the court ruled that the most powerful federal law guaranteeing religious liberty does not apply in the U.S. military in the same manner as for civilians in the private sector, in a case now likely going to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Bowe Bergdahl’s Court Martial Pushed Back to February 2017

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s court martial for desertion and misbehavior before the enemy has been pushed back to February 2017. It was originally scheduled for this August, but has been delayed to “provide time for resolving disputes over the defense team’s access to classified documents,” according to Fox News.

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Bergdahl Arraigned on Military Charges, But Did Not Enter Plea

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who has been charged with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, faced a military judge at Fort Bragg, North Carolina Tuesday for the first time since the U.S. Army decided to proceed with a court-martial last week.

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Bowe Bergdahl Referred to Court-Martial

U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who deserted his post in Afghanistan, has been referred for a trial by general court-martial, the Army announced Monday.

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Bergdahl’s Attorney Offers No Explanation of How or Why He Left Base

Attorneys for U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl released statement and a thirteen page letter that fails to offer any explanation as to why the soldier left his base in a combat zone. The letter offers many arguments as to why he should be charged with the lessor offense of being on an unauthorized absence (UA) but nothing about his motivations for leaving.