Supreme Court Justices Hear Arguments in Case Challenging Anti-Prostitution Pledge
April 23, 2013
"Supreme Court justices appeared divided on Monday as they considered a challenge to a law requiring non-profit organizations to adopt an anti-prostitution policy in order to obtain federal funding for HIV/AIDS programs abroad," Reuters reports (Hurley, 4/22). "The disputed provision is part of a 2003 law under which the United States" created the PEPFAR initiative, the Washington Post notes (Barnes, 4/22). "The case, which is expected to be decided by late June, presents a test of the First Amendment's right to free speech as well as what strings the government can attach to its money," USA TodayView Full Article
Visit the Kaiser Family Foundation's website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.
Add Your Comment:
(Please note: Your name and comment will be public, and may even show up in
Internet search results. Be careful when providing personal information! Before
adding your comment, please read TheBody.com's Comment Policy.)