Tag: Kelly Shackelford

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Atty Gen. Ed Meese and First Liberty: Stop States’ Gag Order On Christian Lawyers

WASHINGTON— Former U.S. Attorney General Ed Meese and First Liberty Institute CEO Kelly Shackelford will reach out to state supreme courts to preserve free speech and religious-liberty rights for lawyers and clients around the nation, working to stop a draft gag order against lawyers now being touted as an ethics rule.

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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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Trump’s SCOTUS List Gives America Clear Choice

WASHINGTON—Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump took a big step toward rallying GOP conservatives around his candidacy with his list of potential Supreme Court picks, a who’s-who list of legal conservatives which draws a sharp contrast to Hillary Clinton and the Democrats.

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SCOTUS Approves Same-Sex Marriage: Texas Leaders React

The Supreme Court of the United States, in a 5-4 decision on Friday, declared that same-sex marriage is a fundamental right. Almost immediately, various count clerks’ offices around Texas began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Texas elected officials quickly responded to the high court’s decision.