Schultz v. Medina Valley Independent School District

Closed In May 2011, we learned that the Medina Valley School District in Castroville, Texas intended to sponsor at least two student-led prayers at its upcoming high-school graduation. We soon found out that school officials--including teachers, coaches, ... Read »

Does v. School District of Elmbrook

Ongoing For nearly a decade, the Elmbrook School District near Milwaukee, Wisconsin, held its high-school graduation ceremonies in the sanctuary of an evangelical Christian church. A cross towered over the dais-- upon which graduation speakers addressed t ... Read »

Does v. Enfield Public Schools

Closed Starting in 2007, the Enfield Public Schools (located just north of Hartford, Connecticut) began holding the Schools’ two high-school graduations in the sanctuary of a Christian church, the First Cathedral. An enormous white cross sits atop the Cat ... Read »

Americans United Urges U.S. Supreme Court To Protect Religious Freedom And Fairness By Striking Down Trump’s Muslim Ban

Religious Freedom Advocacy Group Says Ban Violates Constitution By Discriminating Against Muslims

Religious Freedom Advocacy Group Says Ban Violates Constitution By Discriminating Against Muslims The U.S. Supreme Court today announced that it will review Trump v. Hawaii, a legal challenge to President Donald J. Trump’s Muslim ban. Richard B. Katskee, ... Read »

Liberty Counsel’s Attempt To Squelch Free Speech Is Squashed

Rob Boston Wall of Separation Liberty Counsel, a Religious Right legal group founded by attorney Mat Staver, isn’t exactly friendly to LGBTQ rights. Two years before the Supreme Court upheld marriage equality, Staver asserted during a radio interview, “If ... Read »