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How Well Does Your State Protect Religious Freedom? A Brand-New Study

How Well Does Your State Protect Religious Freedom? A Brand-New Study

September 16, 2022

First Liberty’s initiative the Center for Religion, Culture and Democracy (CRCD) launched their latest project, the Religious Liberty in the States index. This project includes and compares the vibrancy of free exercise across American and includes a ranking of each state.

In this week’s First Liberty Live! episode, we’ll talk to the minds behind the index, CRCD director Trey Dimsdale and index author, Sarah Estelle. They’ll discuss how the index will become a powerhouse tool for exploring our freedom in America and why it’s so important.

Sweet Victory within Reach? The Kleins to the Supreme Court

Sweet Victory within Reach? The Kleins to the Supreme Court

September 9, 2022

On this episode of First Liberty Live! you can watch the Kleins as they share why they have fought for almost 10 years to regain their rights. Plus, hear senior counsel Stephanie Taub explain why this case is critical to every person of faith in America.

Tyranny in America – No Worship in California

Tyranny in America – No Worship in California

September 2, 2022

Founder of the Let Us Worship movement has a brand new film releasing later this year. He’ll be on the show to talk about the tyranny he faced in California during the pandemic.

Postal Worker Sent Packing

Postal Worker Sent Packing

August 25, 2022

Gerald Groff was forced to quit his job as a postal carrier because of his religious beliefs. Hear his story directly from him and learn how First Liberty is taking his case to the Supreme Court.

The First Amendment: Why There is No ‘Church of the USA’

The First Amendment: Why There is No ‘Church of the USA’

August 19, 2022

This week on First Liberty Live! join Dr. Richard Turnbull, senior fellow for the Center for Religion, Culture and Democracy, for a conversation on the differences in how the United Kingdom and America approach religion.

He’ll unpack why the American Founders placed so much value on the First Amendment and why it’s so essential to maintain.

Why Members of All Faiths Should Protect Liberty

Why Members of All Faiths Should Protect Liberty

August 11, 2022

This week, Stuart Shepard gets a chance to talk to Mustafa Akyol, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute, about why religious freedom is essential for everyone – no matter their faith background.

Mustafa will also tell his story of how he fled government overreach and tyranny in Turkey and how we see similar actions taking place today in America.

Why Religious Freedom is Essential for America – Two Perspectives

Why Religious Freedom is Essential for America – Two Perspectives

August 5, 2022

The last of our special double header episodes takes a look at why religious freedom is important in many different areas of American life.

Host Stuart Shepard meets with Lt. Gen. William G. Boykin, Vice President of the Family Research Council, about why maintaining religious liberty in the military is critical for our national safety.

Stuart also talks to Leslie Moeller, Chairman of the Society for Classical Learning, about classical education and the significant impact it is having on our next generation.

More Freedom than Ever Before: The Supreme Court and Religious Liberty

More Freedom than Ever Before: The Supreme Court and Religious Liberty

July 28, 2022

First Liberty Live! is continuing our series of special double-header episodes with two exemplary intellectual leaders: former solicitor general of the United States, Paul Clement, and Kristan Hawkins, president and founder of Students for Life.

Host Stuart Shepard catches up with Clement for the first time since our decisive victory for Coach Kennedy to get his take on the Supreme Court opinion and what could come next at the Court.

Stuart also talks to Kristan Hawkins about the recent Dobbs Court decision and the wave of cancel culture she has faced in its aftermath.

How Cultural Change is Shaping Religious Freedom

How Cultural Change is Shaping Religious Freedom

July 22, 2022

First Liberty Live! is on the road with a series of special double-header episodes over the next several weeks and our first episode is focused on how cultural change is affecting religious freedom in America.

Dr. Carl Trueman, theologian, historian and professor at Grove City College, will unpack his latest book on cultural change and how identity politics is shaping and influencing America and religious liberty.

Also joining the episode is Col. Leland Bohannon, a decorated Air Force officer and former First Liberty client, to discuss the importance of maintaining a culture of religious freedom in the military.

How People of Faith Should Interact in the Public Square

How People of Faith Should Interact in the Public Square

July 15, 2022

First Liberty’s mission is to empower people of faith across the country to live, work and worship according to their beliefs. But, many find it difficult to navigate modern society due to the anti-religious threats we face every day.

Lutheran Pastor and Senior Fellow for the Center for Religion Culture and Democracy, John Nunes, joins First Liberty Live! to help Americans respond to today’s cancel culture without compromising their beliefs.

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