Judicial Issues

A federal court issued an order today temporarily halting enforcement of a government mandate for a Catholic university student outreach. The mandate requires most businesses and nonprofits to offer potential abortion-inducing drugs in employee health plans.  Read more

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A gay-activist group filed a federal suit Tuesday on behalf of three couples and a widow seeking to redefine God’s design for marriage. Lamba Legal is challenging Georgia’s constitutional marriage amendment that was approved by voters in 2004. It defines it as a union between one man and one woman.  Read more

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The Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List), a group dedicated to supporting pro-life candidates for public office, will appear before the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday. Attorneys representing the organization will argue for the group’s right to sue Ohio election officials for violating its First Amendment freedoms.  Read more

CitizenLink is proud to work with the Florida Family Policy Council and other family policy organizations across the country to stand for marriage, life and religious freedom. Learn more about the one in your state.  Read more

A federal judge on Thursday upheld Texas abortion restrictions that protect women from unscrupulous abortionists. Planned Parenthood filed suit against portions of the law saying the restrictions are having “a devastating impact on women” in the state.  Read more

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The battle for religious freedom continues to dominate the news. On Tuesday, in fact, we saw it play out at the highest level: at the U.S. Supreme Court. And in just a few weeks, thousands of students across the country will participate in a free-speech event in support of such freedom.  Read more

A juvenile court judge ruled this week that a young girl at the center of a hospital-custody dispute must remain a ward of the state of Massachusetts until at least June. Justina Pelletier, 15, could remain in custody until she turns 18.  Read more

CitizenLink is proud to work with the Family Policy Institute of Washington and other family policy organizations across the country to stand for marriage, life and religious freedom. Learn more about the one in your state.  Read more

Here are some of the best comments we heard today in connection with the Supreme Court hearing on the challenges to the HHS mandate:  Read more

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