Amber Abbasi: The Curious Case of Trent Arsenault: Questioning FDA Regulatory Authority Over Private Sperm Donation

Amber Abbasi, chief counsel for regulatory affairs at Cause of Action, wrote an article for the Annals of Health Law, the Health Policy and Law Review of Loyola University of Chicago School of Law:   The Curious Case of Trent Arsenault: Questioning FDA Regulatory Authority Over Private Sperm Donation  

CoA Joins Coalition of Government Accountability Advocates in Asking FDA to Revise FOIA Policy

Earlier this week, Cause of Action was proud to join a number of other transparency organizations in sending a letter to the FDA concerning their FOIA deletions policy. Read more below from Open the Government and follow this link to see the letter.   Groups to FDA: Make FOIA Process […]

Doe v. Hamburg Amended Complaint and Exhibits

Amended complaint in Doe v. Hamburg et al. case filed on January 11th, 2013 in the US District Court for the Northern District of California. Amended Complaint Exhibit 1 Exhibit 2    

Amber Abbasi: Questioning FDA Regulation of Private Sperm Donation, speech at Columbia Law School

Video: Questioning FDA Regulation of Private Sperm Donation    

ABC News Reports On Cause of Action’s Suit Against the FDA

Read the full article here. ABC News “This means the FDA can reach into your bedroom and tell you how to procreate,” said her lawyer, Amber Abbasi, chief counsel for regulatory affairs at government accountability advocacy organization Cause of Action.”The FDA taking the position that donors, even when there’s no […]

KKSF Radio: Amber Abbasi Discussing Suit Against the FDA

Amber Abbasi joined Gil Gross to discuss Cause of Action’s suit against the Food and Drug Administration for their unfair regulation of sperm donation. Amber Abbasi – Gill Gross – July 10, 2012

SFGate: Woman sues FDA for right to use donor’s free sperm

Read the full story here. SF Gate “So “Jane Doe,” as she calls herself, is suing. Cause of Action, a government accountability group, has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on her behalf against the FDA… Those rules, argues Cause of Action in […]

Fox News: Woman sues FDA for right to select sperm donor, bypass sperm bank

Woman sues FDA for right to select sperm donor, bypass sperm bank By Judson Berger     Published July 03, 2012   A California woman pursuing artificial insemination is suing the federal government for the right to choose how she’ll get the sperm. The unusual case was filed Monday in U.S. […]

Media Highlights CoA Lawsuit Against the FDA

Cause of Action filed a lawsuit last week in the U.S. District Court of Northern California on behalf of a Bay-Area woman whose plans to start a family have been blocked by overregulation by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  This is an important case related to government overreach and constitutional […]

Cause of Action Sues FDA For Overreach Into Private Lives

  CAUSE OF ACTION SUES FDA FOR OVERREACH INTO PRIVATE LIVES FDA prohibits a form of artificial insemination, attempts to define relationships WASHINGTON – Cause of Action, a nonpartisan nonprofit based in Washington, DC, filed a lawsuit today in the U.S. District Court of Northern California on behalf of a […]