On The Front Lines


Everyday The Rutherford Institute is waging a battle to protect the human rights and civil liberties of all people. Whether challenging undue government suppression of civil liberties in the courts or calling upon political leaders to strengthen their commitment to universal moral values, The Rutherford Institute works tirelessly to maintain the rights enshrined in the Constitution, and regain those that have been lost to government intrusion.

On the Front Lines will keep you abreast of the most recent actions The Rutherford Institute has undertaken in its fight for human rights and civil liberties. From pending litigation to victories for human rights and civil liberties, On the Front Lines is the place to find information on the most pressing issues of the day.The Rutherford Institute is waging for our rights in the courts and beyond. On The Front Lines (Rutherford Press Alerts) will keep you up-to-date on the crucial battles




Recent Articles


April 17, 2014
Federal Court Dismisses Case of Chicago School Teacher Who Was Suspended, Accused of Weapons Possession for Lesson on Wrenches, Pliers

April 10, 2014
Rutherford Institute Welcomes Cal Thomas, Syndicated Columnist & FOX News Political Commentator, to Barnes & Noble Speaker Series on April 30

April 09, 2014
Rutherford Institute Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Prohibit Police Practice of Routinely Carrying Out Warrantless Searches of Americans’ Cell Phones

April 08, 2014
Rutherford Institute Asks Federal Court to Strike Down N.J. Anti-Bullying Law as Unconstitutional Restraint on Students’ 1st Amendment Rights

April 03, 2014
Rutherford Institute Sounds Warning Against Free Speech Double Standard in U.S. Supreme Court Rulings that Favor Rights for Wealthy Over Working Class

April 01, 2014
Victory: Officials Agree to Clear Record, Retrain Employees After 11-Year-Old is Suspended Under ‘Dangerous Weapons’ Policy for Turning in Toy Gun

March 28, 2014
John Whitehead Appears on Wilkow! on Glenn Beck’s Blaze TV to Discuss the Ramifications of Obama’s Proposed Changes to NSA Surveillance

March 28, 2014
Rutherford Institute Calls On Sen. Dianne Feinstein to Take the Lead in Calling for Federal Drone Legislation to Protect Privacy Rights of ‘All’ Americans

March 27, 2014
Rutherford Institute Asks Appeals Court to Reject Lower Court Dismissal & Reinstate Lawsuit Over Marine’s Arrest, Detention Due to Facebook Posts

March 19, 2014
John Whitehead’s New Book ‘A Government of Wolves’ Named Book Award Finalist; Whitehead to Speak at Virginia Festival of the Book on Thursday, March 20

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