Challenges to Conscience, Religious Freedom, Increase; Courts & Cases 6.18.19

  • Peter Breen: Do extreme abortion laws in some states violate the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA)?; do citizens in those states have recourse to political/legal measures to challenge those laws?; what’s the latest on David Daleiden’s court battles with Planned Parenthood and judges with ties to them?
  • Stephanie Taub: U.S. Supreme Court reverses Oregon’s decision to penalize bakers for exercising free speech; First Liberty attorneys win appeal of state’s ruling denying free bakers’ guaranteed free speech rights, ruling that would force them out of business.