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Cedar Park Assembly of God of Kirkland v. Kreidler

Washington State defends forcing churches to cover abortion in their employee health plans. ADF is helping Cedar Park Assembly of God challenge this in court

Jay and Sandy Smith of Cedar Park Church

Summary

A Washington state law, SB 6219, forces churches to cover elective abortions in their health insurance plans. As a result of the state’s mandate, Cedar Park Church’s insurance carrier inserted abortion coverage, including surgical abortion coverage, directly into the church’s health plan.

Case Documents

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Title
Date
Appellate Court
11/29/2023
Appellate Court
11/28/2023
Trial Court
8/23/2023
Appellate Court
7/22/2021
Appellate Court
1/26/2021
Trial Court
3/8/2019

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John Bursch
John Bursch
Senior Counsel, Vice President of Appellate Advocacy
John Bursch is senior counsel and vice president of appellate advocacy with Alliance Defending Freedom.