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10th Circuit: Albuquerque city clerk and lawyers are immune from suit by failed mayoral candidate

Stella Padilla wanted to run for mayor of Albuquerque in 2018, but the city clerk, Natalie Howard, rejected her nominating petition. Padilla filed a suit in state district court asking for declaratory judgment that her petition was proper. During the … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit says woman’s statements may constitute “true threats” against abortion doctor

In United States v. Dillard, the Tenth Circuit has reversed the dismissal of a civil enforcement action under the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act, which prohibits (among other things) using threats of force to interfere with abortion clinics. Angel Dillard, … Continue reading

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10th Circuit rules against Little Sisters of the Poor on contraceptive mandate “accommodation”

Today the 10th Circuit issued its long-awaited (and just plain long) opinion in Little Sisters of the Poor v. Burwell, in which several religious groups are challenging the so-called accommodation that the Department of Health and Human Services is providing to … Continue reading

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