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Geoffrey Surtees

Geoffrey Surtees is an attorney with the ACLJ and specializes in religious civil liberties. Geoff is a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Law and holds a Master’s Degree in Theological Studies (summa cum laude) from the Pontifical Lateran University. Since joining the ACLJ as an attorney in 2001, Geoff has been active in a wide array of First Amendment cases, including the free speech rights of pro-life demonstrators and public school students. He has also participated in cases involving the conscience rights of medical personnel and the religious rights of public and private employees.

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ACLJ Files at Supreme Court to Defeat Abortion-Pill Mandate

By Geoffrey Surtees1583790229750

Today, the ACLJ filed an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court in support of the Little Sisters of the Poor and the Trump Administration and their efforts to defend religious employers that object to the abortion-pill mandate. The brief was submitted on behalf of over 463,000 ACLJ...

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Supreme Court Takes Up Abortion-Pill Mandate—Again

By Geoffrey Surtees1579643999945

Last week, the Supreme Court agreed to hear two critical cases involving conscience rights and the Abortion-Pill Mandate: Little Sisters of the Poor v. Pennsylvania and Trump v. Pennsylvania . The Court will now decide, once and for all , whether employers, such as the Little Sisters of the Poor,

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Victory in Kentucky: Another Pro-Life Law Stands

By Geoffrey Surtees1577373115020

Who could possibly be against ensuring that a woman contemplating an abortion is made fully aware of the choice she is making? Abortionists, Planned Parenthood, and the ACLU, that’s who. And thanks to a recent order from the Supreme Court, these groups are bemoaning the fact that women in Kentucky...

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ACLJ Files Supreme Court Brief on the Abortion-Pill Mandate

By Geoffrey Surtees1573063448105

As explained in more detail here , the Third Circuit Court of Appeals has imposed a nationwide injunction against federal regulations that provide religious and moral exemptions to complying with the HHS abortion-pill mandate. Today, on behalf of over 415,000 ACLJ supporters , we filed an amicus...

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