Topic: Religious Liberty

Good Friday Controversy in Public School Erupts

April 17, 2014
April 17, 2013 – Texas law says that Texas children are “excused” from public school attendance for observing a religious holy day, such as Good Friday.  However,...

What Christian Photographer Case Says About Future of Religious Liberty

April 10, 2014
This week, the U.S Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal in the Elane Photography case. The case concerns a Christian photographer who was told by...

Texas Values Supports Religious Freedom of Hobby Lobby, Conestoga Woods

March 25, 2014
SCOTUS Must Uphold First Amendment Rights for All March 25, 2014 – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the Hobby Lobby and Conestoga...

Lies and Distortion in Arizona Threaten Religious Liberty

February 27, 2014
You have probably heard that Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) has vetoed a Religious Freedom Bill, SB 1062. In doing so, she has caved to the...

VA Admits to Censoring Religious Messages in Christmas Cards

December 31, 2013
Students at Grace Academy (in the Dallas area) got an unwelcome Christmas surprise last week when their hand-written Christmas cards to veterans at the VA Hospital...

ANDERSON HIGH SCHOOL CHOIR MEMBERS’ ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CAROLING SHOULD CONTINUE

December 19, 2013
Attorneys Submit Letter to Austin ISD Clarifying Constitutionality of Students’ Private Speech Expressed Through Singing Christmas Carols AUSTIN, TX, December 19, 2013—Today, Liberty Institute and Texas...

Video: Merry Christmas Law Educational Presentation at Texas Capitol

December 13, 2013
Texas Values hosted a panel discussion on Texas’ Merry Christmas Law as part of our Merry Christmas Texas Celebration at the Texas Capitol. The panel included...

Frisco ISD Update: ‘Christmas’ and Red/Green Won’t Be Banned

December 12, 2013
Austin, TX, December 11, 2013 – Today, Texas Values announces an important update to the Frisco ISD Christmas controversy that generated outrage by concerned Frisco parents...

Texans Celebrate Merry Christmas Law at Texas Capitol

December 10, 2013
Update: Watch video from our Merry Christmas Law Educational presentation here. Yesterday, Texans from across the state braved some freezing weather and took part in our...

Grinched: ‘Christmas’ Could Still be Banned in Frisco ISD

December 5, 2013
Not so fast…the War on Christmas seems to be continuing in Frisco ISD after we previously thought the issue had been resolved. Last month, we shared...