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Supreme Court to Weigh Employer’s Responsibility in Avoiding Discrimination

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US News, February 23, 2015

“There should be a natural acknowledgement of the role religion plays in people’s lives,” says Eric Baxter,​ senior counsel at the public interest law film the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, arguing that Abercrombie should have been able to reasonably assume that Elauf’s headscarf could be worn for religious reasons.

“They’re trying to play dumb and the court shouldn’t allow that,” he says.