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Obamacare Update

May 16, 2013. Today, the Obamacare appeal was argued by Liberty Counsel in the U.S. Fourth Circuit in Richmond, VA. The comprehensive challenge was revived by order of the US Supreme Court weeks after the presidential election. Nikolas T. Nikas … Continue reading

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Hercules Trounces Obama: HHS Mandate Victory

July 27, 2012. Bioethics Defense Fund congratulates our colleague Matt Bowman of ADF for securing an injunction of the HHS mandate. The ruling of the Carter-appointed federal judge applies only to Hercules Industries, a self-insured business owned by Catholics who … Continue reading

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BD Fund in Crisis Magazine: Law in the Service of Life

Stephen Herreid writes an article in Crisis magazine calling on all of us to do our part to defend life. Along the way he mentions our work here. From “Law in the Service of Life:” Lawyers Nikolas Nikas and Dorinda … Continue reading

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BDF at the Supreme Court Obamacare Oral Arguments

March 27, 2012 — BDF attorneys are today attending the U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments on Obamacare’s individual mandate. Today’s NRO features our expose of "Obamacare’s Dirty Little Secret" — a huge windfall finalized in the latest HHS regs that … Continue reading

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The Fig Leaf on Obamacare’s HHS Mandate: 3 Things Everyone Should Know

by Nikolas T. Nikas and Dorinda C. Bordlee, Bioethics Defense Fund info@bdfund.org February 12, 2012 See Fact Sheets and more info below The President’s so-called “compromise” on the HHS abortifacient mandate is a nothing but a thinly-veiled attempt to hide … Continue reading

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Three Things Everyone Should Know about the HHS Mandate

The Corner, NROPublished: Feb. 7, 2012 Three Things Everyone Should Know about the HHS Mandate It is a remarkable time in current events when we witness a major media outlet calling out a liberal president for disregarding the moral tenets … Continue reading

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BDF to File Amicus Brief in US Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Monday to hear arguments on the individual mandate in President Obama’s healthcare law. Bioethics Defense Fund lawyers Nikolas Nikas and Dorinda Bordlee plan to file an amicus brief in the Supreme Court in order … Continue reading

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11th Circuit Strikes Down Obamacare Individual Mandate

Atlanta, Georgia — August 12, 2011. Today, a federal appeals court has ruled that the federal healthcare reform’s individual mandate is unconstitutional, calling it “an unprecedented exercise of congressional power”. The Eleventh Circuit decision creates a split in the Circuits … Continue reading

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Louisiana Makes Waves with Obamacare and Ultrasound Laws

Together, we’re making waves for LIFE.  In Ms. Magazine’s article entitled, “Louisiana Approves Wave of Anti-Abortion Legislation,” the pro-abortion journal begrudingly reports on significant life-affirming bills drafted by BDF that pro-life Governor Jindal signed into law this week:    - an … Continue reading

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La. Obamacare Abortion Opt-out Bill Faces Final Hurdle

Committee Testimony submitted by BDF Senior Counsel Dorinda C. Bordlee; La. Senate Health and Welfare Committee, 5/26/2010 Note: H.B. 1247 by Rep. Frank Hoffman passed by a vote of 5-2 and will be heard this week on the Senate floor … Continue reading

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