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Missouri Religious Leaders Demand Abortion Rights

Court Allows Faith Leaders’ Lawsuit Challenging Missouri Abortion Ban To Proceed

Fourteen clergy from seven faith traditions largely won an important ruling in their lawsuit Friday challenging Missouri’s abortion ban and restrictions on medication abortion, all of which unconstitutionally impose one narrow religious doctrine on all Missouri residents and violate the separation of church and state. The faith leaders are represented by Americans United, the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) and the law firm Arnold & Porter.

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Americans United relieved by Supreme Court decision in Groff case, a clash between employers and religious freedom

Americans United had warned that Christian Nationalists were using the Groff v. DeJoy Supreme Court case as a wolf in sheep's clothing, another attempt to weaponize religious freedom and civil rights laws by forcing coworkers to bear burdens resulting from someone else’s religious practices. Importantly, the court did not grant Groff a win in this case. We live to fight another day.

Missouri Religious Leaders Demand Abortion Rights

Americans United Celebrates Restoration Of Access To Mifepristone, FDA-Approved Drug Used In Medication Abortions

Americans United celebrates Supreme Court order restoring nationwide access to mifepristone, a safe and effective drug used in medication abortions and miscarriage management. Judge Kacsmaryk’s unprecedented order ignored long-established science and medical guidance to advance the agenda of religious extremists seeking to ban all abortions and force all of us to live according to their narrow beliefs.

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The Do No Harm Act will help ensure that our laws are a shield to protect religious freedom and not used as a sword to harm others by undermining civil rights laws and denying access to health care.

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