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Justices Order New Look for Walmart Manager Religion Appeal (1)

March 21, 2022, 1:38 PMUpdated: March 21, 2022, 4:13 PM

The U.S. Supreme Court ordered a federal appeals court Monday to take another look at a former Walmart manager’s request to join an EEOC lawsuit over his denial of a job accommodation for his Seventh-day Adventist beliefs following the agency’s loss on appeal.

Edward Hedican convinced the justices to send his case back to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit by pointing to a Kentucky abortion rights case the high court had under review.

The Supreme Court ruled March 3 in Cameron v. EMW Women’s Surgical Center PSC that Kentucky’s Republican attorney general can take over the ...