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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. Burwell and Southern Nazarene University v. Burwell.
  • 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. Dobson v. Burwell
  52. Fellowship of Catholic University Students v. Burwell
  53. Union University v. Burwell
  54. Stinson Electric, Inc. v. Burwell
  55. Hastings Chrysler Center, Inc. v. Burwell
  56. The Catholic Benefits Association LCA v. Burwell
  57. Brandt v. Burwell
  58. Colorado Christian University v. Burwell
  59. Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Philadelphia v. Secretary U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
  60. Diocese of Cheyenne v. Burwell
  61. Archdiocese of St. Louis v. Burwell
  62. The Catholic Benefits Association LCA v. Burwell
  63. Mersino Management Co. v. Burwell
  64. Holland v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  65. Louisiana College v. Burwell
  66. Ave Maria University v. Burwell
  67. MK Chambers Co. v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  68. Most Reverend David A. Zubik v. Burwell
  69. Most Reverend Lawrence T. Persico v. Burwell
  70. Randy Reed Auto. Inc. v. Burwell
  71. Sioux Chief Manufacturing Co. v. Burwell
  72. Insight for Living Ministries v. Burwell
  73. Association of Christian Schools v. Burwell
  74. Christian and Missionary Alliance Foundation, Inc. v. Burwell
  75. March for Life v. Burwell
  76. Sharpe Holdings, Inc. v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  77. Southern Nazarene University v. Azar
  78. Grace Schools v. Azar
  79. Dordt College v. Azar
  80. Geneva College v. Azar
  81. Ave Maria School of Law v. Burwell
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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