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Catholic Connection – April 25, 2023 – Hr 2

Attorney Erin Mersino on the Supreme Court considering more religious accommodations in the workplace. Kelsey Pritchard from the Susan B Anthony List shares the latest pro-life news.



Segment 1 – Intro and News


Segment 2 & 3 – Supreme Court seems open to considering more religious accommodations in the workplace
“The U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority seemed open to expanding religious rights protections in the workplace during oral arguments late Tuesday morning, but some were hesitant about making any far-reaching changes to legal precedent. All nine justices heard oral arguments in Groff V. DeJoy, a lawsuit brought by Gerald Groff, a mail carrier who sought a religious accommodation from the U.S. Postal Service that would have exempted him from working on Sundays. Groff, who was originally granted the accommodation and later had it rescinded, is represented by lawyers from the First Liberty Institute, a Christian legal organization in Texas.”  Attorney Erin Mersino joins us.

Erin Mersino is Chief of Supreme Court and Appellate Practice for the Thomas More Law Center. She is an accomplished attorney who practices in our nation’s highest courts to protect our First Amendment freedoms with a special focus on the protection of our religious freedom and freedom of speech. Erin authored numerous briefs before the United States Supreme Court, both as a party and as amicus curiae – and has won! In addition to her work before the United States Supreme Court she also litigated several cases before the United States Court of Appeals (Second, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh, and D.C. Circuits). 


Segment 4 – Latest Pro-Life News Update with Susan B Anthony List

Kelsey Pritchard is State Public Affairs Director for Susan B Anthony List.







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