Top human rights court throws out decision that permitted doctor-prescribed death

STRASBOURG, France – The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights Tuesday threw out a case filed against the Swiss government for its refusal to provide suicide drugs to a woman who did not suffer from any fatal disease. The Grand Chamber nullified an ECHR panel’s decision against Switzerland upon learning that Alda Gross, the woman at the center of the lawsuit, actually committed suicide in November 2011. In an apparent attempt to keep the lawsuit going after her death, no one notified the court or others involved in the lawsuit of her death or of the fact that she committed suicide using the very poison that she was attempting to secure through her lawsuit.  Read more >>

ADF to Slovak court: Allow citizens to affirm their values at ballot box

KOŠICE, Slovakia – Alliance Defending Freedom filed a friend-of-the-court brief Tuesday with the Slovak Constitutional Court as it considers whether to allow a pro-family referendum by the Slovak Alliance for Family to move forward.  Read more >>

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Reed v. Town of Gilbert
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McQuigg v. Bostic
Smith v. Bishop
Berger v. American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina
Pregnancy Care Center of New York v. City of New York
Conestoga Wood Specialties v. Burwell