Liberty represents faith-friendly judge
An atheist group is mounting a legal attack
against a Texas judge and his allowance of
Wayne Mack, a
Montgomery County justice of the peace, is being
sued by the Freedom from Religion Foundation
after he rebuffed its demands to stop the
courtroom prayers that are carried out by a
variety of chaplains.
Institute is representing Mack, and FLI attorney
Chelsey Youman says the judge has already
survived an 2014 ethics complaint and an
investigation by the Texas attorney general, Ken
The Daily Signal
reported last year, when that opinion was
released, that Paxton pointed out that the 2014
U.S. Supreme Court ruling Town of Greece v.
Galloway upheld the right to open public
sessions with prayer.
The judge created
the interfaith chaplain program in 2015, which
Youman says includes other religions, including
a Hindu and a rabbi among the...
At issue: The morality of campus
by Charlie Butts
Christian-based organizations may need to
reconsider how they hire people and define their
duties to avoid lawsuits.
Coty Richardson, an unmarried
professor at Northwest Christian University in
Eugene, Oregon, became pregnant, and the school
insisted she marry the father or stop living
with him. She refused, was fired, and filed suit
The court is allowing the
lawsuit, first filed in August 2015, to move
forward since she was not directly involved in
the religious aspect...