Atheists Sued to Stop Drug Rehab Program That Uses ‘Biblical Principles.’ Here’s How a Florida Court Just Reacted.

January 22, 2016, The Blaze 

Prisoners of Christ and Lamb of God ministries have helped to provide food, housing, employment services and other basic needs to inmates after their release from prison, with the Becket Fund arguing that the Christian groups help save taxpayer dollars by only asking the state to cover a fraction of these costs. The organizations also offer optional religious services and 12-step programs that are free for Florida to use.

Teen Prepares for Major Court Battle With Atheists Over God and the Pledge: ‘It Is Not Their Right to Silence Me’

The Blaze September 23, 2014

“When I stand up, put my hand over my heart and say the Pledge of Allegiance, I am recognizing that my rights come from God, not from the government,” said Jones, who is being represented by the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty. “If anyone wants to remain silent, that is their right. But it is not their right to silence me.”

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Muslim Prisoner’s Battle Over His Beard Will Be One of the Supreme Court’s Next Big Religious Liberty Cases

The Blaze, September 5, 2014

“On June 28, 2011, Mr. Muhammad, representing himself, filed a lawsuit seeking the ability to wear a half-inch beard in accordance with his faith,” according to the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, the conservative legal firm representing him. “Mr. Muhammad lost in federal trial court and in the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis.”

But that hasn’t stopped his quest to maintain a short beard — one that he says would be in accordance with his Muslim faith.

With the Becket Fund and Douglas Laycock of the University of Virginia representing him, Holt appealed to the Supreme Court and the justices are currently allowing him to wear the one-half inch beard until his case is heard.