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The Right to Religious Practice in Prison

Food matters to all of us and amongst the roughly 3,500 different groups that make up the American religious landscape, many have practices related to what foods can and cannot be consumed.

Even when in a correctional facility, a person’s religious values about food still matter.

May 26, 2016

All the Way to an Equally Divided Supreme Court

In 1985, an ACLU of Nebraska religious freedom case made it all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. The 4-4 decision that was handed down is familiar to today’s court watchers as the U.S. Supreme Court awaits the appointment of a ninth justice.

May 19, 2016

No Child Should Be Turned Away

Imagine you are a young LGBTQ Nebraska who has been experienced discrimination at home and in school and you need a place to stay. You contact your local shelter and are turned away again because of who you are.

May 18, 2016

Brought to You by the First Amendment

This cartoon by Paul Fell hangs in our office.

The case from 1986 involves the French film “Hail Mary,” which retells the Biblical story of the birth of Jesus set in contemporary times.

May 10, 2016

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