CASEDust v. Vanderbilt University

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Summary
Vanderbilt University modified its nurse residency application so that it no longer requires applicants to pledge that they will participate in abortion procedures. The university made the announcement in an e-mail to applicants one day after the Alliance Defense Fund filed a complaint with the Department of Health and Human Services.
News Releases

Vanderbilt University abandons illegal policy that forced nursing residents to sign abortion pledge

Sanctity of Life

Vanderbilt University abandons illegal policy that forced nursing residents to sign abortion pledge

Policy change comes one day after ADF files complaints with Department of Health and Human Services

Jan 12, 2011 Read More

Vanderbilt University illegally requiring nursing residents to sign abortion pledge

Religious Freedom

Vanderbilt University illegally requiring nursing residents to sign abortion pledge

ADF files complaint with Department of Health and Human Services

Jan 11, 2011 Read More
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https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/mainsite-new/docs/default-source/documents/legal-documents/dust-v.-vanderbilt-university/vanderbilt-university---adf-complaint-letter.pdf?sfvrsn=21a26e89_4https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/mainsite-new/docs/default-source/documents/legal-documents/dust-v.-vanderbilt-university/vanderbilt-university---student-complaint-to-hhs.pdf?sfvrsn=a7f05c02_4
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Administrative Agency
ADF complaint letter Jan 11 2011
Administrative Agency
Student complaint to HHS Jan 07 2011

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Video: Anne-Marie Dust - Vanderbilt University's nurse residency program

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