Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof…
— First Amendment
Religious freedom is the right to practice the religion of one's choice or no religion at all. The First Amendment of the Bill of Rights protects religious freedom by keeping religion free from government interference and coercion.
- January 24, 2017 ACLU-NJ to Muslim Orgs: We’re Ready to Defend Your Rights
- May 26, 2016 Landmark Ruling Halts Unconstitutional Taxpayer Funding of NJ Yeshiva and Seminary
- May 13, 2016 Denial of Mosque Permit Violated Law, Argues ACLU-NJ
- April 11, 2016 Court Hears Challenge to Millions Promised By NJ Government to Divinity Schools
- January 5, 2016 School Stops Having Children Say “God Bless America” After Pledge
- October 13, 2015 Court Upholds Right to Challenge NYPD Surveillance Program
- July 21, 2015 NJ is Wrong in Defending Taxpayer Grants to Yeshiva, Seminary
- June 30, 2015 As Governor, Presidential Candidate Christie Earned Low Marks
- August 19, 2014 NJ Appellate Division dismisses contempt finding against ACLU-NJ client who refused to remove religious head-covering in court
- July 14, 2014 ACLU-NJ and civil rights groups seek to reinstate challenge to NYPD spying on Muslims in New Jersey
- Hassan v. The City of New York
Challenge to surveillance by the New York Police Department of Muslims in New Jersey.
- Cadalzo v. PPB (Cadalzo II)
Resident challenged sectarian prayers at the beginning of Point Pleasant Beach Borough Council meetings.
- Cadalzo v. PPB (Cadalzo I)
Resident challenged recitation of the Lord’s Prayer at every municipal council meeting.
- C.H. v. Bridgeton
- Thompson v. Ricci
- Shareef v. Newark Public Schools
- O.T., et al. v. Frenchtown Elementary School, et al.
- Pantusco v. Moore
- Jersey City Redevelopment Agency v. Cheng Tan, et al.
- Tenafly Eruv Association v. The Borough of Tenafly
- Feb 9, 2007 ACLU Religious Freedom Expert to Visit Princeton