The First Freedom Archive

  • The First Freedom, Fall 2009
    • “Church Security: Concealed Weapons and Cowboys” by Adam L Weitzel, page 1
    • “Schism & Secession: Four Churches, Four Disputes, Four Legal Strategies” by L. Martin Nussbaum, page 2
    • “Church Affiliates and Their Use: Self-Help for Managing the Campaign Prohibition” by James R. Walker, page 6
    • “Solar Panels and Cell Phone Towers in the Belfry” by Denise D. Hoffman, page 8
    • “How the Changing Complexion of the Supreme Court May Affect Religious Liberty Law” by Eric V Hall, page 10
    • “Supreme Court Watch: Religious Symbol Decision Upcoming” by Michael Francisco, page 11
    • “ ‘Looking After Orphans’ at New Life Church” by Theresa Lynn Sidebotham, page 13
  • The First Freedom, Fall 2008
    • “Charitable Choice and the 2008 Presidential Campaign” by L. Martin Nussbaum, page 1
    • “Churches and Candidates: The Time Has Come for a Better Rule” by James R. Walker, page 2
    • “Pastor Rick Warren and the Tax Law” by James R. Walker, page 4
    • “Client Spotlight: Bethany World Prayer Responds to Gustav” by Edward T. Schroeder, page 5
    • “Tenth Circuit Holds Colorado’s Financial Aid Program Unconstitutional” by Eric V. Hall, page 6
    • “Pastor’s Lawsuit Against His Former Church Rejected on First Amendment Grounds” by Eric V. Hall, page 7
  • The First Freedom, Spring 2008
    • “Fallen Pastors” by L. Martin Nussbaum, page 1
    • “How Is It with Your Soul?” by Rev. Kent Ingram, page 2
    • “Integrity and responsibility in the Professions” by General Mal Wakin, USAF ret, page 3
    • “The System Works: Court Rejects Suit Against Catholic Bishops Seeking National Disclosure of Priest Files” by Scott M. Browning, page 4
    • “United States Senate Reviews Ministry Finances” by James R. Walker, page 6
    • “New Amendments to Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act Impacts Churches” by Courtney Lee Tawresey, page 7
    • “Secessionist Congregation Disputes” by Edward T. Schroeder, page 8
    • An Historical Perspective: “The Public Communion Cup”, page 10
    • “RJ&L Religious Liberty Archive Expands Again” by L. Martin Nussbaum, page 11
    • “The Archdiocese of Denver Vindicates religious Liberty” by Eric V. Hall, page 12
    • “Tenth Circuit to Decide Whether Colorado May Discriminate Among Religious Colleges” by Eric V. Hall, page 13
  • The First Freedom, Summer 2004
    • “Pastoral Confidences Preserved by Lutheran Pastor” by L. Martin Nussbaum, page 1
    • “‘One Nation, Under God’ Okay For Now” by Michael J. DeBoer, page 3
    • “Supreme Court Identifies ‘Play in the Joints’ When Government Funds Religion” by L. Martin Nussbaum, page 5
    • “Tax Benefits and Abuses of Having ‘Church’ Status” by Constance D. Smith, page 6
    • “School Vouchers: One Step Forward and One Step Back” by Eric V. Hall, page 9
    • “Current Developments in Church-State Law” by Samuel M. Ventola, page 11
    • “Refocusing on Religion Provisions in State Constitutions” by Michael J. DeBoer, page 13