WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has briefly blocked a court docket order that will have compelled Yeshiva University to acknowledge an LGBTQ group as an official campus membership.
The court docket acted Friday in a short order signed by Justice Sonia Sotomayor that indicated the court docket would have extra to say on the subject sooner or later.
The college, an Orthodox Jewish establishment in New York, argued that granting recognition to the group, the YU Pride Alliance, “would violate its sincere religious beliefs.”
On the opposite facet, the membership mentioned Yeshiva already has acknowledged a homosexual satisfaction membership at its regulation college.
A New York state court docket sided with the coed group and ordered the college to acknowledge the membership instantly. The matter is on enchantment within the state court docket system, however judges there refused to place the order on maintain within the meantime.
The Supreme Court has been very receptive to non secular freedom claims lately.
In June, conservatives who maintain a 6-3 majority struck down a Maine program prohibiting state funds from being spent at non secular faculties and dominated a highschool soccer coach in Washington state has the suitable to wish on the sector after video games.