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On This Date in Legal History

In 1943, James Girouard, a Canadian, filed a petition for naturalization. When asked if he’d “take up arms in defense of this country,” he said, “No (Non-cabatant) Seventh Day Adventist.” He did say, however, that he’d serve in the army … Continue reading

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How Far Does an Employer Have to go to Accommodate an Employee’s Religious Beliefs?

A postal service employee asked to have every Saturday off because working from sundown Friday to sundown Saturday conflicted with his religious beliefs as a Seventh-Day Adventist. The United States Postal Service (USPS) said that it couldn’t accommodate his request, … Continue reading

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