Stormans v. Wiesman

A Family-Owned Pharmacy and Two Pharmacists Who Won’t Sell Abortion Pills (5/29/2020)

Client Story

Stormans Family

Since the beginning, the Stormans have run their business consistent with their Christian faith. That faith informs their decisions about their stores, from the way they interact with employees and their community, to their decision to not stock early abortifacient drugs, like the morning-after pill (Plan B) and&nbsp;<em>ella</em>&nbsp;in Ralph’s Thriftway’s pharmacy. (4/19/2020)


5 Cases to Watch at the Supreme Court in 2016

With the potential for a groundbreaking affirmation of conscience rights, the only abortion case in almost a decade, and a multi-pronged challenge to Obamacare's HHS Mandate on the docket, this is one Supreme Court term not to be missed. (4/20/2020)


Kate Anderson

Kate Anderson serves as senior counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, where she is a key member of the Center for Conscience Initiatives. (1/11/2021)


Snapshots from the Front Lines of the Fight for Life in America

More than four decades into the Roe v. Wade era, the struggle to defend life in the womb shows no sign of abating (4/20/2020)


How the Attack on the Conscience Rights of these Pharmacists Threatens All Americans

In a democracy, when people talk, the government should listen—especially when lots of people, all experts in their field, are saying the same thing. (4/20/2020)


Freedom Matters Podcast: A Cause for Great Concern

This week on Freedom Matters, we discuss two recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings in Stormans v. Wiesman and Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt. (4/20/2020)


In Courts Coast to Coast, Christians Battle for the Sanctity of Life

For those who cherish the sanctity of life, two recent appellate court decisions are especially bitter pills to swallow. (4/19/2020)


It's Not Just Nurses and Doctors; Pharmacists Can Be Conscientious Objectors to Abortion Too

If forcing pro-life pharmacists, like the Stormans, to dispense abortifacients sounds outrageous to you, it's because it is. (4/20/2020)


US Supreme Court Declines to Hear Pharmacists' Case against Extreme Washington Law

Today, the United States Supreme Court declined to hear Stormans v. Weisman. (4/20/2020)


In a Showdown Between an Extreme Washington Government and Religious Pharmacists, the Numbers Say It All

Washington’s Pharmacy Commission is attempting to thwart pharmacists from making conscience-based referrals. (4/20/2020)


4 Reasons SCOTUS Should Review Law Discriminating against Pro-Life Pharmacists

Today, ADF asked the United States Supreme Court to hear the Stormans' case and uphold this family's freedom and the freedom of all pharmacists in the state to live by their conscience, instead of forcing them to violate their beliefs. (4/20/2020)


Washington Residents Should Think Twice Before Giving a Referral

Everyone in business knows the benefits of a referral. But in the state of Washington, the simple act of giving a referral now has some negative implications—if the reason you choose to refer has anything to do with your faith. (4/19/2020)