Hobby Lobby Amicus Curae Brief: Responding to Lawsuits Challenging Contraception Coverage

Physicians for Reproductive Health has filed an amicus brief in response to several of recent lawsuits challenging the federal contraceptive coverage benefit. The cases are all brought by a for-profit companies who wants to deny employees this important benefit.

The brief’s focus is on ensuring the accuracy of the scientific record on a single issue: namely, that the emergency contraceptives approved by the FDA and the Copper Intrauterine Device, also effective for emergency contraception, are not “abortifacients.”

This brief is in response to a lawsuit filed by Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.