Southern Nazarene University v. Sebelius

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Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Description:  Four Christian universities in Oklahoma have filed suit against the Obama administration’s mandate that forces employers, regardless of their religious or moral convictions, to provide insurance coverage for abortion-inducing drugs, sterilization, and contraception under threat of heavy penalties.

Abortion pill mandate stopped for four Okla. universities

Monday, December 23, 2013

The following quote may be attributed to Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Counsel Gregory S. Baylor regarding a federal court’s decision Monday in Southern Nazarene University v. Sebelius to suspend the enforcement of the Obama administration’s abortion pill mandate against four Christian universities in Oklahoma:

“All Americans should oppose unjust laws that force people--under threat of punishment--to give up their fundamental freedoms and act contrary to their beliefs. That’s no different for these Christian colleges, which simply want to abide by the very faith they espouse and teach. The court has rightfully suspended the Obamacare abortion pill mandate against these schools while their case moves forward. The government should not punish people of faith for making decisions consistent with that faith.”

Alliance Defending Freedom is an alliance-building, non-profit legal organization that advocates for the right of people to freely live out their faith.
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Tuesday, December 31, 2013

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  • 2013-9-20: Christian universities in Okla. challenge abortion pill mandate

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