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Testimony, Comments and Briefs

2014 Testimony

  • APHA testimony to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, Education and Related Agencies regarding FY 2015 funding for CDC and HRSA (March 28)
  • APHA testimony submitted for the record to the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Human Rights regarding solitary confinement (Feb. 20)
  • Equity Caucus testimony submitted for the record to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee regarding surface transportation reauthorization legislation (Jan. 14)

2014 Comments

2014 Briefs

  • APHA motion for leave to file amicus brief opposing North Dakota law criminalizing abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, after about 6 weeks of pregnancy (Aug. 13)
  • APHA amicus brief opposing Arkansas law limiting abortion at 12 weeks if a fetal heartbeat can be detected (July 17)
  • APHA amicus brief opposing North Carolina narrated ultrasound requirement (July 1)
  • Organizational amicus brief in support of Health and Human Services contraceptive coverage requirement, Geneva College vs. Kathleen Sebelius (June 17)
  • Organizational amicus brief in support of Health and Human Services contraceptive coverage requirement, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York vs. Kathleen Sebelius (June 3)
  • Organizational amicus brief in support of Health and Human Services contraceptive coverage requirement, Sharpe Holdings vs. Kathleen Sebelius (June 2)
  • Organizational amicus brief submitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in support of strong mandatory disclosure laws to protect consumers and public health (April 21)
  • Organizational amicus brief in support of Health and Human Services contraceptive coverage requirement, Reaching Souls International, Inc. vs. Kathleen Sebelius (April 21)
  • Organizational amicus brief in support of Health and Human Services contraceptive coverage requirement, Priests for Life and Roman Catholic Archbishop of Washington vs. Kathleen Sebelius (April 4)
  • APHA amicus brief in support of Jackson Women's Health Organization and access to full range of reproductive health services (Jan. 28) 
  • Health and reproductive rights organizations amicus brief in support of the Health and Human Services contraceptive rule, Hobby Lobby Stores and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp vs. Kathleen Sebelius (Jan. 28)