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Obamacare's Abortion Pill Mandate Injunction "Scorecard"

To date, there have been 91 cases with rulings concerning Obamacare’s abortion pill mandate. 47 involve family- or religious- run businesses, 42 involve non-profit religious organizations, and 2 involve non-religious non-profit pro-life organizations and their employees.

Overall, the score is 81-3 in favor of religious freedom with 6 of 7 cases still awaiting a decision on remand after the Supreme Court's ruling in Zubik v. Burwell. This score includes 81 injunction decisions against the abortion-pill mandate. Within these cases:

  • The score in favor of families doing business is 46-1. The U.S. Supreme Court vindicated religious freedom in the ADF case Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. v. Burwell.
  • The score in favor of non-profit religious entities is 34-1, with 6 of 7 cases awaiting decision on remand after Zubik. In Zubik, the U.S. Supreme Court also vacated anti-religious-liberty opinions from the lower courts in ADF's cases Geneva College v. Azar and Southern Nazarene University v. Azar.
  • The score in favor of non-profit non-religious pro-life entities is 1-1.
In decisions handled by Alliance Defending Freedom or its allied attorneys, religious freedom and pro-life conscience are winning by a score of 23-1.
Compare these decisions granting or supporting injunctions:
  1. Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. v. Burwell
  2. Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.
  3. Newland v. Burwell
  4. Grote Industries LLC v. Burwell
  5. Korte v. Burwell
  6. Autocam Corp. v. Burwell
  7. Gilardi v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Eden Foods, Inc. v. Burwell
  9. Annex Medical, Inc. v. Burwell
  10. O’Brien v. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
  11. Legatus v. Burwell
  12. Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. v. Burwell
  13. American Pulverizer Co. v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  14. Sharpe Holdings, Inc. v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  15. Triune Health Group, Inc. v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  16. Monaghan v. Burwell
  17. Lindsay v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  18. Bick Holdings, Inc. v. Burwell
  19. Tonn & Blank Construction v. Burwell
  20. Hall v. Burwell
  21. Hartenbower v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  22. Seneca Hardwood v. Burwell
  23. Johnson Welded Prods., Inc. v. Burwell
  24. Beckwith Electric Co., Inc. v. Burwell
  25. Sharpe Holdings, Inc. v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  26. SMA, LLC v. Burwell
  27. Ozinga v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  28. Trijicon, Inc. v. Sebelius
  29. Willis Law v. Burwell
  30. Briscoe v. Burwell
  31. The QC Group, Inc. v. Burwell
  32. Armstrong v. Burwell
  33. Barron Industries, Inc. v. Burwell
  34. Midwest Fastener Corp. v. Sebelius
  35. Feltl & Co., Inc. v. Burwell
  36. Doboszenski & Sons, Inc. v. Burwell
  37. Williams v. Burwell
  38. The C.W. Zumbiel Co. v. Burwell
  39. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York v. Burwell
  40. Thomas Aquinas College v. Burwell
  41. Legatus v. Burwell
  42. Reaching Souls International Inc. v. Burwell
  43. Geneva College v. Burwell
  44. East Texas Baptist University. v. Burwell
  45. Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend v. Burwell
  46. Ave Maria Foundation v. Burwell
  47. Catholic Diocese of Beaumont v. Burwell
  48. Roman Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth v. Burwell
  49. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta v. Burwell
  50. Stewart v. Burwell
  51. Fellowship of Catholic University Students v. Burwell
  52. Union University v. Burwell
  53. Stinson Electric, Inc. v. Burwell
  54. Hastings Chrysler Center, Inc. v. Burwell
  55. The Catholic Benefits Association LCA v. Burwell
  56. Brandt v. Burwell
  57. Colorado Christian University v. Burwell
  58. Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Philadelphia v. Secretary U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
  59. Diocese of Cheyenne v. Burwell
  60. Archdiocese of St. Louis v. Burwell
  61. The Catholic Benefits Association LCA v. Burwell
  62. Mersino Management Co. v. Burwell
  63. Holland v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  64. Louisiana College v. Burwell
  65. Ave Maria University v. Burwell
  66. MK Chambers Co. v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  67. Most Reverend David A. Zubik v. Burwell
  68. Most Reverend Lawrence T. Persico v. Burwell
  69. Randy Reed Auto. Inc. v. Burwell
  70. Sioux Chief Manufacturing Co. v. Burwell
  71. Insight for Living Ministries v. Burwell
  72. Association of Christian Schools v. Burwell
  73. Christian and Missionary Alliance Foundation, Inc. v. Burwell
  74. March for Life v. Burwell
  75. Sharpe Holdings, Inc. v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  76. Southern Nazarene University v. Azar
  77. Grace Schools v. Azar
  78. Dordt College v. Azar
  79. Geneva College v. Azar
  80. Ave Maria School of Law v. Azar
  81. Dobson v. Azar
With these decisions for the government:

  1. Infrastructure Alternatives, Inc. v. Burwell
  2. University of Notre Dame v. Burwell
  3. Real Alternatives v. Burwell
In these 7 cases, previous rulings are being reconsidered after the Supreme Court's decision in Zubik v. Burwell, so their status remains pending:

  • Priests for Life v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Archbishop of Washington v. Burwell
  • Michigan Catholic Conference v. Burwell
  • Catholic Diocese of Nashville v. Burwell
  • Wheaton College v. Burwell
  • Little Sister of the Poor Home for the Aged v. Burwell
  • EWTN v. Burwell

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