Update: Stormans v. Wiesman

June 29, 2016 ...

In his dissent, Justice Samuel Alito warned, “If this is a sign of how religious liberty claims will be treated in the years ahead, those who value religious freedom have great cause for concern.” Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Clarence Thomas also dissented to the denial of the request to review the circuit decision.

Update: Little Sisters of the Poor v. Burwell

May 17, 2016 ...

The National Association of Evangelicals, co-amici on a brief defending the Little Sisters of the Poor, welcomes the court’s decision that encourages lower courts, government and religious groups to work together to find solutions that uphold the conscience and integrity of religious groups that are dedicated to education, health care and social services. Galen Carey, NAE …

Letter to Congress on Conscience Protection Act

April 19, 2016 ...

Dear Representative: We represent millions of Americans and tens of thousands of health care professionals with a profound concern about abortion, and particularly about the conscience rights of health care professionals and facilities. Federal laws protecting conscientious objection to abortion have been approved for decades by Congresses and presidents of both parties. Even many “pro-choice” …

NAE Calls for Revisions to Proposed Health Program Regulations

November 9, 2015 ...

The comments respond to proposed rules on non-discrimination in health programs and activities, pointing to a number of areas in which the proposed regulations go beyond OCR’s statutory authority and imposing requirements not approved by Congress. The comments address five main areas of concern, including: Language that may be interpreted — contrary to explicit statutory …

Letter to Congress on New D.C. Laws

February 5, 2015 ...

Dear Senator, We, the undersigned, represent national and local religious institutions and organizations and pro-life advocacy organizations, all of which have offices in the District of Columbia, that serve and speak on behalf of millions of people across the United States. Most of us do not engage in the city’s legislative affairs, but we must …

Young v. United Parcel Service

September 12, 2014 ...

The NAE joined with 23 other pro-life organizations, including the Anglicans for Life, Bethany Christian Services, Christian Legal Society, The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention and Heartbeat International, in an amici brief in Young v. United Parcel Service arguing that UPS violated the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA), which requires employers …