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March for Life Education and Defense Fund v. California

Court: Appellate Court

Status: Active

Last Updated: 7/14/2020

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Summary

On the same day that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued its final interim rule protecting nonprofit religious and pro-life organizations from the Obama-era abortion-pill mandate, the state of California filed suit to challenge the rule. The mandate forces employers, regardless of their moral convictions, to provide insurance coverage for abortion-inducing drugs under threat of heavy financial penalties.

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{"Court": "U.S. Supreme Court", "Title": "Petition for writ of certiorari", "FileName": "https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/mainsite-new/docs/default-source/documents/legal-documents/state-of-california-v.-azar/march-for-life-education-and-defense-fund-v-california---petition-for-writ-of-certiorari.pdf", "Date": "2/19/2020 6:13:50 PM"},
{"Court": "Appellate Court", "Title": "9th Circuit opinion and dissent", "FileName": "https://www.adflegal.org/sites/default/files/2020-07/March-For-Life-v-California-9th-Circuit-Decision.pdf", "Date": "10/22/2019 12:00:00 PM"},
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"https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/mainsite-new/docs/default-source/documents/legal-documents/state-of-california-v.-azar/state-of-california-v-azar---order-granting-motion-to-intervene.pdf", "Date": "1/26/2018 4:06:57 PM"}, {"Court": "Trial Court", "Title": "District court order granting states' motion for preliminary injunction", "FileName": "https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/mainsite-new/docs/default-source/documents/legal-documents/state-of-california-v.-azar/state-of-california-v-azar---order-granting-preliminary-injunction.pdf", "Date": "12/21/2017 4:06:57 PM"}, {"Court": "Trial Court", "Title": "March for Life's Motion to intervene and brief in support", "FileName": "https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/mainsite-new/docs/default-source/documents/legal-documents/state-of-california-v.-azar/state-of-california-v-hargan---motion-to-intervene-and-brief-in-support.pdf", "Date": "12/8/2017 4:06:57 PM"}, {"Court": "Trial Court", "Title": "Complaint", "FileName": "https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/mainsite-new/docs/default-source/documents/legal-documents/state-of-california-v.-azar/state-of-california-v-hargan---complaint.pdf", "Date": "11/1/2017 4:06:57 PM"}
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Biographies

John Bursch

Vice President of Appellate Advocacy, Senior Counsel

John Bursch is vice president of appellate advocacy and senior counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom.

Kevin Theriot

Senior Counsel, Vice President of Center for Life

Kevin Theriot serves as senior counsel and vice president of the Center for Life with Alliance Defending Freedom

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