The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA


December 12, 2012

Obama litigants

— Cases against the Affordable Care Act, in chronological order, according to

Belmont Abbey College v. Sebelius

Date: Nov. 10, 2011

State/District: North Carolina, U.S. District Court -District of Columbia

Type: Private Catholic school in North Carolina founded by Benedictine monks

Colorado Christian University v. Sebelius

Date: Dec. 21, 2011

State/District: Colorado, U.S. District Court ““ Colorado

Type: Non-denominational Christian university

EWTN v. Sebelius

Date: Feb. 9, 2012

State/District: Alabama, U.S. District Court ““ N.D. of Alabama

Type: Largest Catholic Television Network founded by Mother Angelica, a cloistered nun

Priests for Life v. Sebelius

Date: Feb. 15, 2012

State/District: New York, U.S. District Court ““ Eastern District New York

Type: Pro-life nonprofit organization for Catholic clergy/laity

Louisiana College v. Sebelius

Date: Feb. 18, 2012

State/District: Shreveport, La., U.S. District Court ““ Western District of Louisiana

Type: Baptist college

Ave Maria v. Sebelius

Date: Feb. 21, 2012

State/District: Shreveport, La., U.S. District Court ““ Western District of Louisiana

Type: Catholic university

Geneva College v. Sebelius

Date: Feb. 21, 2012

State/District: Beaver Falls, Pa., U.S. District Court ““ Western District of PA

Type: Reformed Presbyterian college

Nebraska v. HHS

Date: Feb. 23, 2012

State/District: Nebraska, U.S. District Court ““ District of Nebraska

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Type: Seven different states, and six other plaintiffs

O’Brien v. HHS

Date: March 15, 2012

State/District: Missouri ““ U.S. District Court ”“ Eastern District of Missouri (St. Louis)

Type: Private For-profit business owner ““ Frank O’Brien & O’Brien Industrial Holdings LLC

Newland v. Sebelius

Date: April 30, 2012

State/District: Colorado,  U.S. District Court ““ District of Colorado

Type: Private For-profit business owner ““ Hercules Industries, Catholic HVAC Manufacture

Legatus v. Sebelius

Date: May 7, 2012

State/District: Michigan,  U.S. District Court ““ Eastern District of Michigan

Type: Catholic business association, Legatus and private for-profit business owner, Weingartz Supply Co.

D.D.C. Lawsuit

Date: May 21, 2012

State/District: Washington D.C.,  U.S. District Court ““ District of Columbia

Type: Catholic charities, educational institutions and archdiocese

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