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2014-09-08 12:20:58

Restore Military Religious Freedom Coalition Submits Letter to Defend Placement of Bibles in Navy Hotels DALLAS, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last Friday, the Restore Military Religious Freedom Coalition, of which Liberty Institute is a member, submitted a letter to the Secretary of Defense and the Office of the Secretary of the Navy to encourage Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) to allow placement of Gideons Bibles in all Department of Defense (DOD) lodging...

2014-08-06 16:30:19

Federal Lawsuit Seeks Relief from Federal Law that Would Force College to Abandon Two Millennia of Church Teaching, Christian Heritage PHOENIXVILLE, Pa., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, attorneys from the Liberty Institute and Maza, David and Hoeffel on behalf of Valley Forge Christian College filed a federal lawsuit against the United States Department of Health and Human Services in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania alleging...

2014-07-23 16:24:54

Former Editor-in-Chief Charges Newton Daily News and Shaw Media, Inc., with Unlawful Religious Discrimination, Retaliation NEWTON, Iowa, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Liberty Institute, attorneys for Bob Eschliman, the former Newton Daily News editor-in-chief, filed and official charge of discrimination with the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). After unlawfully terminating Eschliman's employment, the president of Shaw Media explained in...

2014-05-14 12:28:50

School Officials Admit To Banning The Bible During Accelerated Reader® Program, Even Though The Bible And Other Religious Books Are Approved In The Program. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Liberty Institute sent a new demand letter to Broward County Public Schools after district officials told the press and Liberty Institute that the district bans the Bible during times allotted for the Accelerated Reader® Program. (View demand letter here:...

2014-03-24 16:24:42

Attorneys Obtain Temporary Relief For Hastings Car Dealerships HASTINGS, Minn., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, attorneys from Liberty Institute and Minnesota volunteer attorneys Kathryn Nash and Meghann Kantke announced that the Federal government temporarily agreed not to enforce the so-called, "contraceptive mandate" against two Hastings, Minnesota car dealerships--Hastings Automotive, Inc. and Hastings Chrysler Center--and their owner, Doug Erickson. Last week's...

2014-03-12 12:20:26

Air Force Academy's Action Violates A New Pentagon Regulation PLANO, Texas, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Liberty Institute expressed outrage at an Air Force Academy decision to erase a cadet's Bible verse from a dry erase board hanging on his dorm room door. The decision came in response to a complaint from Mikey Weinstein, President of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation. According to an Air Force spokesperson, the incident was not punishable, but "a...

2014-02-25 20:21:32

Liberty Institute Attorneys File Employment Religious Discrimination Complaint Against Fox Sports On Behalf of Former Sports Analyst Craig James DALLAS, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Liberty Institute on behalf of well-known college football analyst Craig James filed a complaint with the Texas Workforce Commission alleging religious discrimination against his former employer Fox Sports, whose national spokesperson told the Dallas Morning News that James was...

2014-01-29 20:23:40

Federal Lawsuit Seeks to Prevent Federal Government From Forcing Christian Businessman to Violate His Beliefs in Order to Comply with Federal Law HASTINGS, Minn., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, attorneys from Liberty Institute with assistance from Minnesota attorneys Kathryn Nash and Meghann Kantke filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of Hastings, Minnesota car dealerships, Hastings Automotive, Inc. and Hastings Chrysler Center, and owner Doug Erickson for refusing to...

2014-01-28 16:23:27

Liberty Institute Files Brief at the United States Supreme Court in Support of Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties in High-Profile Case Against Obama's Abortion Pill Mandate PLANO, Texas, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Liberty Institute filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the United States Supreme Court supporting Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corporation in their landmark religious freedom cases against Obama's controversial HHS...

2014-01-22 16:20:41

For The First Time, DOD Must Prove Its Case Before Censoring Service Members' Religious Expression WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) changed its policy regarding religious accommodation in the Armed Forces. Liberty Institute releases the following statements in response to the DOD's revised policy governing accommodation of religion in the U.S. military: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120523/DC12743LOGO-b)...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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