ADF attorney available to media at Supreme Court to discuss ObamaCare lawsuits
ADF attorney sound bite: Steven H. Aden
WHAT: Available for media interviews on latest updates in ADF ObamaCare lawsuits and pending ruling in U.S. Department of Health and Human Services v. State of Florida
WHEN: June 18, 21, & 25 at approximately 10:15 a.m. EDT
WHERE: U.S. Supreme Court, 1 First St. NE, Washington
WASHINGTON — An Alliance Defense Fund attorney will be available on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court each possible decision day until the high court issues its ruling on the constitutionality of ObamaCare. ADF Senior Counsel Casey Mattox (June 18 and 25) or ADF Senior Counsel Steven H. Aden (June 21) will be available to discuss with the media the latest updates in all of the ADF lawsuits against ObamaCare and the ramifications of the court’s decision upon those cases.
ADF and allied legal organizations together filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the case U.S. Department of Health and Human Services v. State of Florida on behalf of numerous pro-life medical groups. The brief argues that Americans should not be compelled to pay for other people’s elective abortions as required by ObamaCare.
ADF has also filed several other lawsuits challenging an Obama administration mandate under the plan that requires religious organizations to provide and pay for insurance coverage of abortion-causing drugs and devices for their employees regardless of whether the religious employers object on moral or religious grounds:
- Louisiana College v. Sebelius (client: Southern Baptist college)
- Geneva College v. Sebelius (client: Presbyterian college)
- Newland v. Sebelius (client: private employer with Catholic leadership)
“Americans are citizens, not subjects,” Aden said. “If ObamaCare stands, it will hold your healthcare hostage if you refuse to violate your conscience. If the individual mandate is struck down but the rest of ObamaCare is allowed to stand, the problem will still exist and will also throw the doors wide open to expanded abortion funded by taxpayers.”
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