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Topic - Jeff Mateer
Standing up for personal religious views is leading to trouble with authorities, several Christians said Saturday at a conference on faith and family values.
In another Texas town, he said, school officials who had received a letter from a Wisconsin group called Freedom From Religion Foundation told cheerleaders to stop using banners with words from Bible verses.
These kinds of violations of First Amendment protections and religious liberties are not isolated, said Jeff Mateer, general counsel of the Liberty Institute.