RELIGIOUS SCHOOLS SUE OVER OBAMACARE MANDATE

by: Napp Nazworth
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Religious schools sue over Obamacare mandate

The entrance to Wheaton College‘s campus in Wheaton, Ill. On Wednesday, Wheaton paired with Catholic University of America in Washington D.C. to sue the federal government over the birth control mandate in Obamacare. Photo Credit:AP

Wheaton College, an evangelical institution, joined forces Wednesday with Catholic University of America to sue the government for requiring that it provide health insurance coverage for some abortifacient drugs to its employees and students.

Wheaton’s main reason for filing suit, Dr. Philip Ryken, president of Wheaton College, explained in a Wednesday conference call with reporters, is that the pro-life institution opposes the use of abortifacient drugs and would be forced to violate its religious beliefs. …

Ryken added that Wheaton and Catholic University also wanted to demonstrate cross-denominational solidarity on the issue of religious freedom.

Read more:http://times247.com/articles/wheaton-catholic-u-sue-over-obamacare-mandate#ixzz212Nj9ZIf

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