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Founder of Hobby Lobby’s Law Firm Pioneered the Debate Over Religious Freedom

posted on June 30, 2014

In The Washington Post, Michelle Boorstein profiles Seamus Hasson, the founder of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, the law firm that represented Hobby Lobby in its Supreme Court case. The Catholic Hasson founded his law firm in 1994 to focus on protecting religious liberty. He stepped down in 2012 as his Parkinsons’ disease was progressing and has written a book on bridging the partisanship of the culture wars. Boorstein writes, “As Hasson is forced to withdraw from public life, he is confronting the contradictions that abound in an arena where both sides see only black and white.”

Read at The Washington Post