Category: Religious Freedom

5-5-2000 – Religious Liberty Restored

News – Religious Freedom and Equal Access Restored   Powhatan Student and Fellowship of Christian Athletes Settle Suit in Federal Court–School will not Censor Religious Speech Faculty Will Receive First Amendment Training   Freedom Works Foundation, a nonprofit foundation, announced today (May 5, 2000) that it has successfully obtained a commitment to the First Amendment Read More …

Rights of parents to religious training of their children in intra-parental custody-visitation disputes.

How should courts deal with religious differences of parents and its impact upon the upbringing of children in the context of an intra-parental custody-visitation disputes? The constitutional rights of parents to raise their children includes the right to provide to them religious training.  This fundamental right becomes more difficult to apply when parents disagree. First, Read More …

First Amendment protects the free-exercise rights of owners of businesses.

OWNERS OF CLOSELY HELD BUSINESSES DO NOT GIVE UP THEIR RIGHTS TO CONDUCT THEIR BUSINESSES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THEIR RELIGIOUS BELIEFS AND CONSCIENCE BY ENGAGING IN COMMERCE! In a recent 2014 attack on liberties protected by the U.S. Constitutional the New York State Division of Human Rights fined Cynthia and Robert Gifford’s Liberty Ridge Farm, a business Read More …

Governor of Virginia vetos clarifying legislation regarding religious freedom in schools.

Your freedoms are at risk where people attempt to supplant “Freedom of Religion” with “Freedom from Religion” On March 7, 2014, Governor McAuliffe vetoed the Virginia legislature’s amendments to § 22.1-203.1 and 22.1-203.3 of the Virginia Code, claiming that such amendments are not necessary, however, his explanation demonstrates the very need for the legislation. The legislature Read More …

Freedom Works

Freedom Works Commentary by Thomas H. Roberts, Esq. Founder of Freedom Works Foundation The United States of America was founded upon the ideal of Freedom. What is the origin of Freedom?  Adopted unanimously by the thirteen colonies July 4, 1776, the founders of this country declared: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men Read More …

View Point Discrimination Violates the First Amendment

Commentary – View Point Discrimination Violates the United States Constitution Viewpoint discrimination violates the First Amendment of the United States Constitution. In March 2007, Central Alabama Community College removed two signs displaying religious messages from the backfield of the school’s baseball field despite selling the sign space for a sponsor fee of $1,000 each. Central Alabama Community College Read More …