On April 18th, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case of Gerald Groff, a Lancaster County native who was refused any religious accommodation while working at the United States Postal Service.
More and more Americans are joining in supporting Gerald and his case. There are now
34 friend-of-the-court (amicus) briefs were submitted to our nation’s highest court in defense of Gerald Groff,.
- 22 State Attorneys General
- 18 Religious Liberty and Employment Law Scholars
- 13 members of Congress
- Former Equal Employment Opportunity Commission General Counsel
- Rieders Foundation
- Council on American-Islamic Relations
- Alabama Center for Law and Liberty
- American Center for Law and Justice
- Sikh Coalition
- Thomas More Society
- American Hindu Coalition and the Jewish Coalition for Religious Liberty
- Christian Legal Society
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
- Liberty Counsel
- Becket Fund for Religious Liberty
- Robertson Center for Constitutional Law
Groff is represented by the Independence Law Center, First Liberty Institute, Baker Botts LLP, and the Church State Council.
As Randall Wenger, COO and Chief Counsel at the Independence Law Center said, “No employee should be forced to choose between their faith and their job. Religious accommodations should be treated in the same way we accommodate the workplace needs of any employee.”
It is encouraging to see the support for Gerald Groff and his case, especially considering the wide-reaching implications of this decision – not just for mail carriers, but for Christians in a variety of workplace settings across the country.
Please continue to pray for Gerald and this case. For more, visit PrayForGeraldGroff.com.