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Won State Trial Court

Rojas v. Martell

The Winnebago County Health Department in Illinois wrongfully forced pediatric nurse Sandra Rojas out of her job for declining to assist with or refer for abortion or abortifacient contraceptives.

ADF Client Sandra Rojas

Summary

The Winnebago County Health Department in Illinois wrongfully forced pediatric nurse Sandra Rojas out of her job for declining to assist with or refer for abortion or abortifacient contraceptives. The 17th Judicial Circuit Court ruled in favor of Rojas, who sought protection under the Illinois Health Care Right of Conscience Act, bringing a favorable result to her lawsuit initially filed in 2016 against the Winnebago County Health Department.

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2/16/2022

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Kevin Theriot
Kevin Theriot
Senior Counsel
Kevin Theriot serves as senior counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom