Becket Fund’s Statement Following 10th Circuit Hearing on Hobby Lobby

For Immediate Release: May 23, 2013
Media Contact: Emily Hardman,, 202.349.7224

Following the en banc hearing before the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, the Becket Fund has released the following statement:

“We are encouraged by today’s hearing before the full 10th Circuit Court of Appeals,” said Kyle Duncan, General Counsel for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty and counsel on the case. “Being heard before all eight judges – rather than the typical three-judge panel – signifies the importance of the case and the arguments being made. We stand firm in our belief that Hobby Lobby should have the right to opt out of a provision that infringes on their religious beliefs, and we look forward to a favorable outcome.”

The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty is a non-profit, public-interest law firm dedicated to protecting the free expression of all faiths—from Anglicans to Zoroastrians. For 18 years its attorneys have been recognized as experts in the field of church-state law.


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