McCreary County v. ACLU of Kentucky Exactly Two Weeks Before Oral Arguments

Feb 16, 2006

The legal team at Liberty Counsel has been working tirelessly on the Reply Brief in the United States Supreme Court case of McCreary County v. ACLU of Kentucky. The Reply Brief will be the last document submitted to the High Court before oral arguments on March 2, 2005. The McCreary case involves the constitutionality of public displays of the Ten Commandments, as well as the ability of the government to acknowledge religion in the public square. Liberty Counsel is in the final stages of crafting a proposed new test that distinguishes between a permissible governmental acknowledgement of religion and religion's role in American history without endorsing or establishing religion. This new proposed test, which will be submitted in the Reply Brief, will soon be available for review by the public.

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FLORIDA VOTERS: Sign the "Florida Marriage Protection Amendment Petition"

On Monday, we told you about our involvement in the citizens' initiative to amend Florida's constitution to preserve marriage as one man and one woman. A link to the Petition is available on the front page of our web site under "Hot Issues." Unlike other Petitions we have distributed, this Petition may only be signed by registered Florida voters. More information is available when you download the Petition.