Navigation Links
AUL Files Seventh Brief Supporting First Amendment Freedom of Conscience
Date:3/1/2013

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest announced that AUL filed its seventh amicus curiae brief defending First Amendment Freedom of Conscience against the Obama Administration's "HHS mandate," which forces employers to provide insurance coverage for life-ending drugs and devices in violation of the employers' consciences and religious beliefs.

"Throughout the entire healthcare debate AUL voiced concerns that First Amendment freedoms could be trampled in Obamacare," Dr. Yoest noted. "It is a foundational principle for all Americans that no one, including the government, can force us to commit an act that runs contrary to our conscientious or religious beliefs.  Sadly, the Obama Administration is on the wrong side of this issue, arguing that a private family business must provide life-ending drugs to its employees.  AUL's legal team is standing with all Americans in defense of their basic freedoms."

AUL filed the most recent brief in Newland v. Sebelius, a case filed by a family business in Colorado.  The federal district court ruled in favor of the plaintiffs and granted a preliminary injunction against the enforcement of the coercive mandate.

AUL's brief, available here, demonstrates that "emergency contraception" can prevent an embryo from implanting or kill an already-implanted embryo, and that forcing employers to provide coverage for such drugs violates the constitutionally protected freedom of conscience.The brief was filed on behalf of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians & Gynecologists, Christian Medical Association, Catholic Medical Association, the National Catholic Bioethics Center, Physicians for Life, and National Association of Pro Life Nurses.AUL has been engaged in defending Americans' First Amendment freedoms throughout the entire debate over healthcare.

To learn more, and to view AUL's video "Who put the CON in contraception," click here.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Americans United for Life
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. OrbusNeich Files Patent Infringement Actions Against Boston Scientific in Germany and the Netherlands
2. Terumo Medical Corporation Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Vascular Solutions And Lepu Medical Technology Company
3. CareFusion Files Fiscal 2012 Form 10-K
4. Barrack, Rodos & Bacine Files Class Action Lawsuit Against St. Jude Medical, Inc.
5. Suture Express Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Cardinal Health and Owens & Minor
6. Enanta Pharmaceuticals Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering
7. The Law Offices of Barry Fischer files Federal Complaint on behalf of L.A.-based pot dispensary
8. Harvest Technologies Corporation Files Patent Infringement Complaint against ThermoGenesis Corporation
9. Omeros Files Investigational New Drug Application for Lead Compound in PDE10 Program
10. Intercept Pharmaceuticals Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering
11. IntelliCell BioSciences Files Patent Application for a New Mechanical Method to Separate Stromal Vascular Fraction from the Blood Vessels in Adipose Tissue
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/12/2017)... Oct. 12, 2017   Divoti USA will ... to the standard of the latest FDA requirements, which stipulates new ... Anyone in need of Medical ID jewelry such as Medical ... are engraved in terms of the new FDA requirements ... Divoti offers this dark ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... Oct. 11, 2017  True Health, a leader ... its effort during National Breast Cancer Awareness month ... risks. Research ... calculated that more than 10 million American women ... in BRCA1 or BRCA2 and have not had testing. ...
(Date:10/7/2017)... IRVING, Texas , Oct. 6, 2017   ... industry with more than $100 billion in purchasing power, ... industry news and information. The Newsroom is ... chain and industry trends, infographics, expert bios, news releases, ... Besides having access to a wealth of resources at ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... “America On The Brink”: the Christian history ... The Brink” is the creation of published author, William Nowers. Captain Nowers and ... WWII veteran, he spent thirty years in the Navy. Following his career as ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... CA (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... Cheng, are now treating sleep apnea using cutting-edge Oventus O2Vent technology. ... a serious sleep disorder characterized by frequent cessation in breathing. Oral appliances can ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... products to meet the demand of today’s consumer and regulatory authorities worldwide. From ... probiotic experts and tested to meet the highest standard. , These products ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 2017 , ... The American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) will present the ... Opening Session of AMIA’s Annual Symposium in Washington, D.C. AMIA’s Annual Symposium ... a pioneer in the field of medical informatics, this prestigious award is presented to ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Information about the technology: ... develop to enable prevention of a major side effect of chemotherapy in children. ... pediatric patients. For cisplatin, hearing loss is FDA listed on-label as a dose ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):