The Supreme Court in a 5-4 vote declined on Wednesday a request from Yeshiva University to block a lower court order that requires the New York university to recognize a “Pride Alliance” LGBTQ student club.
In an unsigned order, the Supreme Court noted that the New York state courts had yet to issue a final order in the case, and that Yeshiva could return to the Supreme Court after the New York courts have acted.
Justice Sonia Sotomayor – who has jurisdiction over the lower court – had temporarily blocked the order last week, a move meant to give the full court more time to act. The court’s order is a rare loss, for now, for supporters of religious liberty at the Supreme Court.
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