SCOTUS Rejects County’s Bid to Reverse Free Speech Ruling

On May 16, the U.S. Supreme Court denied Wayne County’s petition for writ of certiorari, which asked the high court to review the Bible Believers case.  This denial ends any further substantive challenges to this important First Amendment ruling. In October 2015, a majority of the full court of the…

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Breaking News: SCOTUS Issues Opinion in Cases Challenging HHS Mandate

The United States Supreme Court issued an opinion today vacating the decisions of the Courts of Appeals against Priests for Life and the other petitioners who are objecting to the HHS mandate (Priests for Life v. U.S. Dep’t of HHS, part of Zubik v. Burwell). The Court did not rule on the…

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AFLC Challenges HHS Mandate’s “Accommodation” on behalf of For-Profit Company

On March 24, 2016, AFLC filed a federal lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, challenging the Obama administration’s HHS mandate and its so-called “accommodation” that the government is now enforcing against closely-held, for profit companies following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Hobby Lobby.…

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American Freedom Law Center in U.S. Supreme Court

On March 23rd, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in seven consolidated cases challenging the HHS contraception/abortion mandate of the Affordable Care Act (i.e., Obamacare) on behalf of religious organizations. One of those cases is AFLC’s challenge brought on behalf of Priests for Life. The question presented to the Court is whether…

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