Peaceful Coexistence: Reconciling Nondiscrimination Principles With Civil Liberties: A Briefing Before the United States Commission on Civil Rights Held in Washington, DC

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Peaceful Coexistence: Reconciling Nondiscrimination Principles With Civil Liberties: A Briefing Before the United States Commission on Civil Rights Held in Washington, DC
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This report examined the balance struck by federal courts, foremost among them the U.S. Supreme Court, in adjudicating claims for religious exemptions from otherwise applicable nondiscrimination law.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgment ........................................................................................................................... iii

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY .............................................................................................................1

DISCUSSION ..................................................................................................................................5

Viewpoint Discrimination ........................................................................................................... 9

Viewpoint Neutrality .................................................................................................................. 9

Ministerial Exemption .............................................................................................................. 13

Religious Accommodation in Employment under Title VII .................................................... 14

Federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act ............................................................................. 15

Pros and Cons As Seen By Legal Scholars ............................................................................... 17

Pro-Religious Exemption ...................................................................................................... 18

Against Religious Exemption ............................................................................................... 20

Public Comments ...................................................................................................................... 23

FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS..................................................................................25

Findings .................................................................................................................................... 25

Recommendations ..................................................................................................................... 26

COMMISSIONERS’ STATEMENTS AND REBUTTALS.........................................................29

Chairman Martin R. Castro Statement ...................................................................................... 29

Commissioners Achtenberg, Castro, Kladney, and Yaki Statement ........................................ 30

Commissioner Karen K. Narasaki Statement ........................................................................... 41

Commissioner Peter Kirsanow Statement ................................................................................ 42

Commissioner Gail Heriot Statement and Rebuttal ................................................................. 115

Commissioners Achtenberg, Castro, Kladney, Narasaki, and Yaki Rebuttal ......................... 155

Commissioner Peter Kirsanow Rebuttal ................................................................................. 167

PANELISTS’ WRITTEN STATEMENTS .................................................................................171

Alan Brownstein ..................................................................................................................... 171

Kimberlee Wood Colby .......................................................................................................... 181

Marc O. DeGirolami ............................................................................................................... 213

Leslie C. Griffin ...................................................................................................................... 218

Marci A. Hamilton .................................................................................................................. 225

Michael A. Helfand ................................................................................................................. 233

John D. Inazu .......................................................................................................................... 240

Ayesha N. Khan ...................................................................................................................... 248

Daniel Mach ............................................................................................................................ 261

Edward Whelan ....................................................................................................................... 269

Lori H. Windham .................................................................................................................... 282

PANELISTS’ BIOGRAPHIES ....................................................................................................291

Alan Brownstein ..................................................................................................................... 291

Kimberlee Wood Colby .......................................................................................................... 291

Marc O. DeGirolami ............................................................................................................... 291

Leslie C. Griffin ...................................................................................................................... 292

Marci A. Hamilton .................................................................................................................. 293

Michael Helfand ..................................................................................................................... 293

John D. Inazu .......................................................................................................................... 294

Ayesha N. Khan ...................................................................................................................... 294

Daniel Mach ............................................................................................................................ 295

Edward Whelan ....................................................................................................................... 295

Lori H. Windham .................................................................................................................... 296

Audience

This report was intended for use by members of Congress and other government officials.

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Key Phrases:
  • Civil Liberties
  • Civil Rights
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Item available Date:
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