For Heaven's Sake: The Intersection of Anti-Discrimination Legislation and Autonomy of Religious Ins



2020-06-18



For Heaven's Sake: The Intersection of Anti-Discrimination Legislation and Autonomy of Religious Institutions

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Dr. Stanley Carlson-Theis, founder and senior director of IRFA, participated in a panel discussing the recent Supreme Court decision on Title VII. The panel, hosted by the American Bar Association, focused on the issue of balancing freedom of religion and speech while enforcing protection from discrimination. Jennifer C. Pizer, Law and Policy Director, Lambda Legal, Melissa Rogers, Senior Fellow in Governance Studies, Brookings Institution, Johnathan Smith, Deputy Secretary for Civil Rights and Workforce, Office of New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, and Richard Foltin (Moderator), Senior Scholar, Religious Freedom Center, Freedom Forum Institute were the other panalists. Legislation such as the Equality Act, the Do No Harm Act, and the Fairness for All Act are discussed from a variety of perspectives, shedding light on the situation and how to best approach it.