Liberty Institute Sought More Than $1 Million In Legal Fees Over Candy Cane Pens
Liberty Institute Sought More Than $1 Million In Legal Fees Over Candy Cane Pens | Right Wing Watch
Just keep that in mind the next time you hear the Religious Right screaming about how Democrats, the ACLU, and trail lawyers are always siphoning off your tax dollars with their “frivolous lawsuits.”
While Kelly Shackelford is not necessarily a household name, he is an influential Religious Right leader, serving as President of Liberty Institute (the new name given to the merger of the Free Market Foundation and the Liberty Legal Institute).
Based in Texas, the organization has been very involved in state-level issues but has, in recent years, also started to branch out into other areas, such as getting involved in lawsuits involving Sarah Palin and “Troopergate” and representing “ACORN prostitute” Hannah Giles.