E22: Oral Arguments in Little Sisters v. Burwell

March 24, 2016

Following oral arguments at the Supreme Court in Little Sisters of the Poor v. Burwell (aka Zubik v. Burwell), our ADF friends Kristen Waggoner and Greg Baylor stop by Leland House to explain the case and share what they witnessed in the courtroom.

Gregory S. Baylor, Esq.,serves as senior counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, where he is the director of the Religious Schools Team. He litigates cases to protect the rights of Christian educational institutions across the nation. Since joining ADF in 2009, Baylor has focused his litigation efforts on protecting the religious freedom of Christ-centered educational institutions. He serves as religious liberty consultant to the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities. He also works to protect the First Amendment freedoms of students, faculty, and staff at public colleges and universities.

Kristen K. Waggoner, Esq., serves as senior counsel and senior vice president of legal advocacy with Alliance Defending Freedom, where she leads the organization’s legal and media efforts. Waggoner joined ADF in 2013 to support thousands of allied attorneys in their efforts to preserve religious freedom. She has trained allied attorneys and organizations on religious liberty issues and rights of conscience. She has also provided allies with legal support on cases pertaining to life, marriage, and family.

Matthew Hawkins
Matthew Hawkins is host of the Canon & Culture Podcast, often alongside Andrew Walker or Dan Darling. While not podcasting, Matt serves as Coalitions Director, working with other groups in Washington, D.C., to achieve common objectives. He holds a BBA from Belmont University and an MA in Ethics and Public Affairs from George Mason University. Matt lives with his wife and daughter in Washington, D.C., where they are members of a church plant. He also serves on the board of a pregnancy resource ministry in northern Virginia. Follow Matt on Twitter via @mthawk.