Press Releases

PJI Announces Third Washington State Office

4 Aug, 2023

Spokane, WA — In order to meet the growing requests for assistance, we are proud to announce that—effective today—Pacific Justice Institute (PJI) has opened a third office in the State of Washington. Our new Washington office is directed by PJI’s newest staff … Read More

Supreme Court Delivers Victory in Postal Worker’s Religious Freedom Case

29 Jun, 2023

Washington, D.C. – In an important victory for religious freedom, the Supreme Court has unanimously redefined how employers are to accommodate requests from religiously-observant employees going forward. Pacific Justice Institute’s President Brad Dacus applauds this important decision, saying, “This is … Read More

PJI Facilitates Historic Chaplaincy Bill Win

5 Jun, 2023

Austin, TX – The Texas legislature has passed a bill supported by Pacific Justice Institute (PJI) that will allow the state’s public schools to hire chaplains in addition to school counselors. In the face of a shortage of qualified mental health professionals … Read More

PJI Weighs In On Texas 10 Commandments Bill

15 May, 2023

Austin, TX – The state of Texas is considering a bill that would require public schools to display the Ten Commandments in every classroom. On April 5th, the president of Pacific Justice Institute, Brad Dacus, spoke in support of SB1515 to the … Read More

PJI Gets Patients Off Medical Death Row

10 May, 2023

Detroit, MI—In a resounding legal victory on behalf of people whose sincerely held religious beliefs have prevented them from receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS) has revised its policy requiring that transplant recipients be vaccinated. … Read More

Announcing Pacific Justice Institute’s Hawaii Office

21 Mar, 2023

Honolulu, HI—Pacific Justice Institute (PJI) is proud to announce the opening of a new office in the State of Hawaii, given the increasing need to provide legal help. The Hawaii office, located in the Honolulu area, is directed by PJI’s … Read More

High School Teacher Fired for Religious Beliefs on Gender Identity

20 Feb, 2023

Jurupa Valley, CA—A California high school gym teacher was fired from Jurupa Unified School District due to her religious beliefs on gender identity. Jessica Tapia posted her personal views on Instagram, during her own time, about the use of pronouns … Read More

Announcing Pacific Justice Institute’s Tennessee Office

13 Feb, 2023

Nashville, TN—Pacific Justice Institute (PJI) is proud to announce the opening of a new office in the State of Tennessee, given the increasing need to provide legal help. The Tennessee office, located in the Nashville area, is directed by PJI’s … Read More

UPDATE: PJI-Oregon Launches Offensive Against Employers Purging People of Faith from the Workplace

5 Jan, 2023

SALEM, OR – Pacific Justice Institute has launched a full-scale attack against employers in Oregon who discriminated against employees who sought religious exemptions from state mandates requiring that they be vaccinated against COVID-19. Since late August, Ray D. Hacke, PJI’s Oregon-based … Read More

PJI Partners with Turning Point USA for AmericaFest 2022

10 Dec, 2022

PJI is excited to announce that we are partnering with TPUSA to sponsor their AmericaFest 2022 event, December 17-20 at the Phoenix Convention Center. With an expected attendance of over 10,000 and guest speakers that include: Tucker Carlson, Candace Owens, … Read More