CASEGreater Baltimore Center for Pregnancy Concerns v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore

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The city of Baltimore passed an ordinance that forces pregnancy resource centers to post signs discouraging women from using their services.
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Federal court rules in favor of pregnancy resource centers, free speech

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Federal court rules in favor of pregnancy resource centers, free speech

The following quote may be attributed to Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Counsel Matt Bowman regarding a federal court’s order.

Oct 03, 2016 Read More

Court halts Baltimore City Council’s harassing subpoena of pro-life pregnancy centers

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Court halts Baltimore City Council’s harassing subpoena of pro-life pregnancy centers

A federal court upheld a district court’s decision that three pro-life organizations, not located in Maryland, cannot be required to produce thousands of pages of files by the Baltimore City Council in a lawsuit in which they have no involvement. In December 2014, a judge ruled the city’s requests were “grossly excessive.”

Aug 14, 2015 Read More

Baltimore attempting to drag pro-life groups into court

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Baltimore attempting to drag pro-life groups into court

ADF attorney available for media interviews following hearing Friday

Aug 21, 2014 Read More

Md. city council targets pro-life groups with demands for private files

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Md. city council targets pro-life groups with demands for private files

ADF attorneys file motion to protect privacy rights of pro-life organizations

Jun 13, 2014 Read More

Comment on full 4th Circuit decision to hear MD pregnancy center sign case

4th Circuit: No government-controlled speech at Md. pregnancy resource centers

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4th Circuit: No government-controlled speech at Md. pregnancy resource centers

Court affirms strike-down of Baltimore and Montgomery County ordinances

Jun 28, 2012 Read More

Opposition mounts against Baltimore ordinance that targets pregnancy care centers

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Opposition mounts against Baltimore ordinance that targets pregnancy care centers

ADF, allies representing doctors, law profs file briefs against problematic law after city appeals federal court’s decision to strike it down

Jun 08, 2011 Read More
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Trial Court
District court opinion Oct 04 2016
Trial Court
Summary judgment order Sep 29 2016
Trial Court
District court memorandum and order regarding objections to magistrate judge's order Aug 14 2015
Trial Court
Motion to quash subpoenas Jun 12 2014
Appellate Court
4th Circuit opinion Jun 27 2012
Appellate Court
Amicus brief of pro-life medical associations Jun 07 2011
Appellate Court
Amicus brief of law professors Jun 07 2011
Trial Court
District court order Jan 28 2011

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