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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 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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Abortion-Pill Mandate Heads Back to Supreme Court

By Geoffrey Surtees1572550614257

When the HHS abortion-pill mandate went into effect over eight years ago, the ACLJ filed the first lawsuit on behalf of a for-profit business challenging the mandate. We eventually brought suit on behalf of a total of thirty-two individuals and companies challenging the mandate in federal courts...

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ACLJ Seeks Court Review in Sidewalk Counselors Case

By Geoffrey Surtees1567692603715

Sidewalk counselors share the good news of the sanctity of human life where that message needs to be heard the most: right outside the doors of abortion facilities. These counselors, who suffer the insults of clinic “escorts” and all types of weather, are unspoken heroes of the pro-life movement.

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Supreme Court: A Victory for World War I Cross Memorial

By Geoffrey Surtees1561059287718

Today, by a 7-2 vote, the Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Bladensburg Peace Cross. Speaking for the majority of the Court, Justice Alito eloquently wrote: The cross is undoubtedly a Christian symbol, but that fact should not blind us to everything else that the Bladensburg Cross...

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Victory: Protecting Pro-Life Medical Professionals

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