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National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Schneider

Description:  Illinois SB 1564 forces pregnancy care centers, medical facilities, and physicians who conscientiously object to involvement in abortions to adopt policies that provide women who ask for abortions with a list of providers “they reasonably believe may offer” them.



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Complaint: National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Rauner
Brief in support of motion for preliminary injunction: National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Rauner
Brief in support of motion to dismiss and opposed to motion for preliminary injunction: National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Rauner
Reply in support of motion for preliminary injunction: National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Rauner
Preliminary injunction order: National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Rauner
District court opinion and order: National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Schneider

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ABOUT Elissa Graves

Elissa Graves serves as legal counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, where she is a key member of the Center for Life. Since joining ADF in 2013, Graves has focused her efforts on protecting the First Amendment freedoms of pro-life pregnancy centers and their staff, as well as pro-life sidewalk counselors. Graves earned her Juris Doctor at the University of Texas School of Law in 2013. She is member of the state bars of Arizona, Texas, and the District of Columbia. Graves is also admitted to multiple federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court.