Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) v. Abercrombie & Fitch

December 16, 2013 ...

The NAE joined the Christian Legal Society, American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Adventist Church, Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, American Jewish Committee and Sikh Coalition in support of Elauf and of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, which requires employers to take steps to “reasonably accommodate… religious observance or practice.” In 2011, a …

Domino’s Farms v. Burwell

October 1, 2013 ...

The brief was filed by Christian Legal Society and joined by the Association of Gospel Rescue Missions, Prison Fellowship Ministries, Association of Christian Schools International, National Association of Evangelicals, Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, the C12 Group and the Institutional Religious Freedom Alliance.

McCullen v. Coakley

September 26, 2013 ...

This would restrict individuals from peaceful speech, including distributing pamphlets, holding signs or praying near such a facility. Violators would be subject to fines or jail. The CLS brief argues that speech on sidewalks and streets cannot be banned due to freedom of assembly and freedom of speech. Beginning with William Penn’s arrest for giving …

Duncan v. New Hampshire

April 18, 2013 ...

In January, the American Civil Liberties Union and Americans United for Separation of Church and State filed suit against New Hampshire’s Education Tax Credit Program. This program allows businesses to donate private funds to private scholarship organizations and then claim a tax credit for the donation. The scholarship businesses then provide the privately donated funds …