A NOTE FROM THE PUBLISHER: For 23 years, local governments have been allowed to enact content-based restrictions on free speech through abortion-facility buffer zones. Now, the Supreme Court has the opportunity to restore free speech for pro-lifers no matter where they stand.
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The hospital is part of Saint Francis Health System, which has five hospitals in eastern Oklahoma. It treats almost 400,000 patients per year and has provided over $650 million in free medical care over the last five years.
Becket says the research shows that a majority of Americans think worship and funerals at houses of worship should be considered essential activities in a pandemic.
Angela Wu Howard, a legal scholar who has practiced law in the U.S. and internationally, is one of the signers of an amicus brief supporting Mississippi’s pro-life law.
Becket, a legal group which is representing a coalition of doctors and religious groups opposed to the transgender mandate, said on Monday that the HHS announcement will “punish” doctors and hospitals opposed to the mandate.
Eric Baxter, vice president and senior counsel at Becket, said that the Christian group “takes good students and makes them better by strengthening their resolve to remain true to their moral compass in the cutthroat business world.”
Becket argued that the prior ruling conflicts with the court’s previous decisions on religious freedom, as well as those of other federal courts and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Plaintiffs’ attorneys, including those from the Alliance Defending Freedom religious freedom legal group, welcomed the decision.
Eric Rassbach, vice president and senior counsel at Becket, the law firm providing counsel in both cases, said that he is “confident” that the schools will win at the Supreme Court.
New regulations from the Department of Health and Human Services regarding gender transition procedures could affect as many as 900,000 doctors in the U.S.