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Becket Fund Testifies Before Congress Becket Fund attorney, Lori Windham, testifies at full House Judiciary Committee hearing on “The Obama Administration’s Abuse of Power”

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Ryan Colby 202-349-7219

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View video here. (Lori’s testimony begins at 1:00:00).

Access Ms. Windham’s written testimony here.

The US House of Representatives, Committee on the Judiciary, will hold a full committee hearing, September 12, 2012, at 10:00 am to discuss: “The Obama Administration’s Abuse of Power.”

Becket attorney, Lori Windham, will testify before the House Judiciary Committee.

Full Witness List:

Ms. Lori Windham
Senior Counsel
Becket Law
Written Testimony

The Honorable Mike Lee (R-UT)
United States Senator
From the State of Utah

Mr. Michael Gerhardt
Professor of Constitutional Law and
Director, Center on Law and Government
University of North Carolina

Mr. Lee Casey
Baker Hostetler

Becket attorneys will be available for comment immediately after the hearing. To arrange an interview please contact Melinda Skea at 202.349.7224, or

Becket Law is the first and leading law firm to legally challenge the Obama Administration’s mandate. Becket currently represent Belmont Abbey College, a Catholic liberal arts college founded by Benedictine monks, Colorado Christian University, an evangelical college located outside of Denver, Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN), a Catholic news organizations founded 30 years ago by a cloistered nun named Mother Angelica, and Ave Maria University, a school dedicated to living the teachings of the Catholic church. Read more about Becket’s legal challenges here.


Becket Law is a non-profit, public-interest law firm dedicated to protecting the free expression of all religious traditions. Becket has a 17-year history of defending religious liberty for people of all faiths. Its attorneys are recognized as experts in the field of church-state law, and they recently won a 9-0 victory at the U.S. Supreme Court in Hosanna-Tabor v. EEOC, which The Wall Street Journal called one of “the most important religious liberty cases in a half century.”