The U.S. Postal Service regularly contracts with private entities to operate postal units in areas where it is not economically feasible to run a traditional post office. In Manchester, Connecticut, the Postal Service contracted for operation of a post office by the Full Gospel Interdenominational Church. The Full Gospel postal unit included numerous religious displays, religious pamphlets and flyers, a missionary coin-donation jar, a stack of prayer cards, and a television displaying Church-related religious videos. Read more
Challenge to California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation's refusal to allow a Wiccan clergyman to serve as volunteer chaplain in prisons because he is not Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, Muslim, or Native American.
Challenge to a judge's placement of a poster with the Ten Commandments in his courtroom.
Challenge to practice of community college district of delivering official prayer and religious programming at graduations, scholarship-award ceremonies, and other important events for students and faculty.
Challenge to public-school district's grooming policy requiring boys to wear their hair short by parents of a Native American kindergartner who wears his hair long and in braids in accordance with his family's religious beliefs.
Case concerning the availability of an attorney's fees award where a plaintiff in a civil rights case obtains a preliminary injunction.
Challenge to practice of town council members in South Carolina of presenting sectarian prayers before meetings.
Challenge to placement of a Ten Commandments monument in a Pennsylvania public park.
Opposition to Colorado Christian University's challenge to state officials' conclusion that the pervasively religious nature of the university rendered it ineligible under the Colorado Constitution to participate in a student financial-aid program.
Challenge to Florida program that allowed students at failing schools to receive a voucher permitting them to attend not only neighboring public schools but also private schools, including religious schools.