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Amicus brief shows serious women's health risks associated with HHS "Preventive Services" Mandate

Women Speak For Themselves ('WSFT,' a program of the non-profit Chiaroscuro Institute) is convening a press call to announce its filing of an amicus brief on Friday, October 12, in the United States Court of Appeals in the District of Columbia in connection with a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' "Preventive Services" Mandate. The brief details the federal government's failure to build a medical case for the mandate and its failure to acknowledge the serious side effects and risk factors for women associated with it.

Co-founder of WSFT, attorney Kim Daniels, will be joined by WSFT's attorney, Dorinda Bordlee, to discuss the arguments set forth in the brief, and to take questions from the press.

Who: Women Speak For Themselves, a program of the Chiaroscuro Institute

What: Press call to discuss filing of amicus brief in United States Court of Appeals in the District of Columbia in the case of Wheaton College and Belmont Abbey College v. Kathleen Sebelius.

When: Friday, October 12, 2012 at 11 a.m. EDT

Where: (206) 402-0100 Guest code: 065361#

Women Speak For Themselves is an alliance of women in defense of religious freedom and a more thoughtful and complete vision of women's freedom. More than 36,000 women have signed our open letter to President Obama, Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, and Congress. For more information please visit: www.womenspeakforthemselves.com.

Contact: Meg McDonnell (202)391-0755 Meg@chiaroscurofnd.org

/PRNewswire-USNewswire -- Oct. 11, 2012/

SOURCE Chiaroscuro Institute