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Supreme Court of the United States

Sincerely Yours v. Cooper

Last Updated: 5/29/2020



Sincerely Yours, Inc., is a privately owned and operated contract postal unit run by the Full Gospel Interdenominational Church. A customer, Bertram Cooper, filed suit against the U.S. Postal Service and the Manchester, Conn., postmaster for allegedly violating the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment. Cooper was permitted to pursue his case based on his claim that religious displays inside the store resulted in him "feeling uncomfortable."

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Jeffrey Shafer

Senior Counsel

Jeffrey Shafer serves as senior counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, where he is a member of the Center for Cultural Engagement and Scholarship.

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