Preserve Religious Freedom Historical Timeline

Archdiocese of Washington Files Lawsuit Defending Religious Freedom
Monday, May 21, 2012

Archdiocese of Washington opposes the government’s motion to dismiss HHS mandate lawsuit
August 27, 2012

Federal Court Issues Injunction Against HHS Implementation of Obamacare Contraception Mandate
November 29, 2012

Archdiocese of Washington Files Notice of Appeal of U.S. District Court’s Decision in Archbishop of Washington et al. v. Kathleen Sebelius
March 25, 2013

Archdiocese of Washington files Motion for Summary Reversal in HHS Mandate Lawsuit Filed; Comments Filed with HHS on Latest Mandate Proposal
March 25, 2013

Archdiocese of Washington Releases Statement in Response to U.S. District Court’s Decision in Archbishop of Washington et al. v. Kathleen Sebelius
September 24, 2013

Archdiocese of Washington Releases Statement in Response to U.S. Court of Appeals Granting an Injunction in Archbishop of Washington, et al. v. Kathleen Sebelius
December 31, 2013

Archdiocese of Washington Files Opening Brief with U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in Roman Catholic Archbishop of Washington, et al. v. Kathleen Sebelius, et al.
February 28, 2014

Archdiocese of Washington Releases Statement on Supreme Court Action
March 31, 2014

Archdiocese of Washington Files Reply to Government Response with U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in Roman Catholic Archbishop of Washington, et al. v. Kathleen Sebelius, et al.
April 11, 2014

Archdiocese of Washington Presents Oral Arguments before U.S. Court of Appeals to Protect and Preserve Religious Freedom
May 8, 2014

Archdiocese of Washington Files Supplemental Brief in Case Challenging HHS Mandate
September 16, 2014

Archdiocese of Washington Releases Statement in Response to U.S. Court of Appeals Decision in HHS Mandate Case
November 14, 2014

Archdiocese of Washington Files Petition for Rehearing En Banc in its Legal Challenge to the HHS Mandate
December 26, 2014

Archdiocese of Washington Releases Statement on D.C. Circuit’s Denial of Rehearing in its Legal Challenge to the HHS Mandate
May 21, 2015

Archdiocese of Washington Welcomes Supreme Court of the United States Decision to Review its Legal Challenge to the HHS Mandate
November 6, 2015