Dobson v. Sebelius

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Description:  Dr. James Dobson and his “Family Talk” radio show and ministry, a Christian non-profit organization, challenges the legality and constitutionality of the Obama administration's abortion pill mandate, which requires religious employers to provide insurance coverage for abortifacients, sterilization, and contraception to employees regardless of religious or moral objections. Dobson and Family Talk object specifically to providing coverage for abortion drugs and devices.


Court blocks enforcement of abortion pill mandate against ministry of Dr. James Dobson


Thursday, April 17, 2014

The following quote may be attributed to Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Counsel Kevin Theriot regarding a federal court’s order blocking enforcement of the Obama administration’s abortion pill mandate against Dr. James Dobson and his “Family Talk” radio show and ministry in Dobson v. Sebelius:

“In America, we don’t try to separate what people do from what they believe. Faith-based organizations should be free to operate according to the faith they teach and live out every day. If the government can fine Christian ministries out of existence because they want to uphold their faith, there is no limit to what other freedoms it can take away. The court was right to block enforcement of this unconstitutional mandate against Family Talk.”
 
  • Pronunciation guide: Theriot (TAIR’-ee-oh)
 
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Thursday, April 17, 2014

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  • 2013-12-11: Dr. James Dobson sues over Obamacare abortion pill mandate

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