The Oklahoman, March 6, 2015
For the third time in four years, Oklahomans Stephanie and Russell Spry, along with a group of nine other parents of disabled children, are back in court fighting to protect their children’s access to a state scholarship program created precisely for children with disabilities.
In early 2011, a number of these students and their parents, represented by the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, sued the school districts for refusing to issue scholarships. Later that year, the Legislature allowed the Department of Education to issue the scholarships directly. Thinking the matter had been resolved, the parents dismissed their lawsuit.
The Oklahoman, February 23, 2015
The Becket Fund — the influential law firm that represented Hobby Lobby and several nonprofit organizations in successful challenges against the federal contraceptive mandate — contends that Abercrombie “blatantly” denied Elauf a job based on her religion.
The Oklahoman, May 23, 2013
“Do you have any authority that a for-profit corporation can exercise religion? How does that work?” she asked Kyle Duncan, general counsel for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, which is representing Hobby Lobby in the case.
The Oklahoman, April 17, 2013
The Oklahoma City retailer with a 23,000-person workforce has raised its minimum wage for full-timers for the fifth straight year. The news comes just ahead of oral arguments in Hobby Lobby’s legal fight over Obamacare’s overreach into business practices.
The Oklahoman, April 3, 2013
A panel of nine federal appeals court judges will hear oral arguments in Hobby Lobby Stores Inc.’s fight against part of the Affordable Care Act on May 23 in Denver.
The Oklahoman, March 30, 2013
Typically, appeals cases are heard by a panel of three judges, but Hobby Lobby had asked the full court to hear the case — a request that federal appeals courts seldom grant, said Kyle Duncan, general counsel for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, which is defending Hobby Lobby in its lawsuit.