The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

December 12, 2012

Obama litigants


The Daily Item

— Cases against the Affordable Care Act, in chronological order, according to beckfund.org:



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



E.D.N.Y. Lawsuit

Date: May 21, 2012

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

Type: Catholic health and charity services and archdiocese, diocese



W.D.Pa. (Erie) Lawsuit

Date: May 21, 2012

State/District: Pennsylvania, U.S. District Court ““ Western District of Pennsylvania

Type: Catholic diocese and social service organizations



W.D.Pa. (Pittsburgh) Lawsuit

Date: May 21, 2012

State/District: Pennsylvania, U.S. District Court ““ Western District of Pennsylvania

Type: Catholic diocese and social service organizations



N.D. Tex. (Dallas) Lawsuit

Date: May 21, 2012

State/District: Texas, U.S. District Court ““ Northern District of Texas (Dallas Division)

Type: Catholic diocese



N.D. Tex. (Ft. Worth) Lawsuit

Date: May 21, 2012

State/District: Texas, U.S. District Court ““ Northern District of Texas (Fort Worth Division)

Type: Catholic diocese



S.D. Ohio (Columbus) Lawsuit

Date: May 21, 2012

State/District: Ohio, U.S. District Court ““ Southern District of Ohio

Type: Catholic educational institutions

 S.D. Miss. (Gulfport) Lawsuit

Date: May 21, 2012

State/District: Mississippi, U.S. District Court ““ Southern District of Mississippi

Type: Catholic educational and social service institutions, diocese



N.D. Ind. (South Bend) Lawsuit

Date: May 21, 2012

State/District: Indiana, U.S. District Court ““ Northern District of Indiana

Type: Catholic university



N.D. Ind. (Ft. Wayne) Lawsuit

Date: May 21, 2012

State/District: Indiana, U.S. District Court ““ Northern District of Indiana

Type: Catholic social services, media and diocese



E.D. Mo. (St. Louis) Lawsuit

Date: May 21, 2012

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

Type: Catholic charities and archdiocese



N.D. Ill. Lawsuit

Date: May 21, 2012

State/District: Illinois, U.S. District Court ““ Northern District of Illinois

Type: Catholic charities and diocese



Wheaton College v. Sebelius

Date: July 18, 2012

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

Type: Evangelical liberal arts college and graduate school



C.D. Il. (Peoria) Lawsuit

Date: Aug. 9, 2012

State/District: Illinois, U.S. District Court ““ Central District of Illinois, Peoria Division

Type: Catholic diocese



Triune Health Group v. Sebelius

Date: Aug. 22, 2012

State/District: Illinois, U.S. District Court - Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division

Type: Private employer



Grace Schools v. Sebelius

Date: Aug. 23, 2012

State/District: Indiana, U.S. District Court ““ Northern District of Indiana

Type: Evangelical Christian colleges



M.D. Tn. (Nashville) Lawsuit

Date: Sept. 12, 2012

State/District: Tennessee, U.S. District Court ““ Middle District of Tennessee, Nashville Division

Type: Catholic diocese, charities and schools



Hobby Lobby v. Sebelius

Date: Sept. 12, 2012

State/District: Oklahoma, U.S. District Court ““ Western District Oklahoma

Type: For-profit business



College of the Ozarks v. Sebelius

Date: Sept. 17, 2012

State/District: Missouri, U.S. District Court ““ Western District of Missouri, Southern Division

Type: Protestant college



Tyndale House v. Sebelius

Date: Oct. 2, 2012

State/District: Illinois, U.S. District Court ““ District of Columbia

Type: Christian publishing house



Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta v. Sebelius

Date: Oct. 5, 2012

State/District: Georgia, U.S. District Court

Type: Catholic diocese/charities



Autocam Corp. v. Sebelius

Date: Oct. 8, 2012

State/District: Michigan, U.S. District Court ““ Western District of Michigan ”“ Southern Division

Type: Private business



Korte & Luitjohan Contractors v. Sebelius

Date: Oct. 9, 2012

State/District: Illinois, U.S. District Court ““ Southern District of Illinois

Type: For-profit, Catholic-owned and operated contractor business



East Texas Baptist University & Houston Baptist University v. Sebelius

Date: Oct. 9, 2012

State/District: Texas, U.S. District Court ““ Southern District of Texas

Type: Baptist universities



Griesedieck v. Sebelius

Date: Oct. 19, 2012

State/District: Missouri, U.S. District Court ““ Western District of Missouri, Southern Division

Type: For-profit, Christian-owned and operated business



Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Miami v. Sebelius

Date: Oct. 19, 2012

State/District: Florida, U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Florida, Miami Division

Type: Catholic diocese/charities



Grote Industries v. Sebelius

Date: Oct. 29, 2012

State/District: Indiana, U.S. District Court ““ Southern District of Indiana, New Albany Division

Type: Auto-lighting company



Criswell College v. Sebelius

Date: Nov. 1, 2012

State/District: Texas, U.S. District Court ““ Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division

Type: Baptist college



Annex Medical v. Sebelius

Date: Nov. 2, 2012

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

Type: Medical equipment manufacturer



Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. v. Sebelius

Date: Dec. 4, 2012

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

Type: Mennonite wood component business