Catholic Connection – March 19, 2018 – Hour 2

+  Intro and News

+  Trump meets with video game makers, critics at White House meeting

+  Trump meets with video game makers, critics at White House meeting

  • Description: Melissa Henson continued

+  The Sixth Circuit Shows Why SOGIs Are a Threat to Religious Freedom

  • Description: Last week, in EEOC v. R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the religious freedom claim of a funeral home owner who wanted to run his business in accordance with his faith—and did not want to accede to the “gender identity” discrimination claim of an employee who desired to remain an employee while living out his transgendered lifestyle as he saw fit. The case is still ongoing (the appeals court ordered the case remanded for a lower court to continue sorting out), but there’s a very real possibility that business owner Thomas Rost may now be forced out of the marketplace rather than violate his faith. ...
  • Segment Guests:
    • Travis Weber
      Director of the Center for Religious Liberty , Family Research Council

      Before joining FRC, Travis worked in private practice, primarily litigating federal civil rights cases. He also handled military-related legal issues and criminal defense matters. Travis holds a J.D. from Regent University School of Law, where he served as the Notes & Comments Editor on Law Review. Travis also graduated with an LL.M. in International Law (with distinction) and a Certificate in International Human Rights Law from Georgetown University Law Center.

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+  Conclusion

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