NEW YORK – The Jewish Coalition for Religious Liberty (“JCRL”) applauds the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to become an Associate Justice on the United States Supreme Court.
Howard Slugh, General Counsel for JCRL, had the following reaction:
“As an organization devoted to protecting people’s ability to follow the tenets of their faith without interference from the government, JCRL welcomes this nomination and is confident that Judge Kavanaugh’s dedication to a consistent application of the original public meaning of both the Free Exercise and Establishment clauses will continue to secure this liberty for future generations. JCRL looks forward to seeing Justice Kavanaugh sitting on the bench in October.”
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On January 18, 2018, JCRL was honored to participate in the opening ceremony for the launch of the Department of Health and Human Services’ new Conscience and Religious Freedom Division in the Office of Civil Rights. The press release from the launch can be found here.
Video footage of the event can be found here, with Rabbi Rocklin speaking at 49:21 in the video.
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JCRL’s Rabbi Mitchell Rocklin, in his capacity as a member of the Rabbinical Council of America, sponsored and secured passage of the following resolution by the membership of the RCA, which includes a membership of over 1,000 rabbis.
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