ObamaCare mandates cripple religious freedom | Alliance Defending Freedom

ALLIANCE DEFENDING FREEDOM NEWS RELEASE
March 7, 2013 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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ObamaCare mandates cripple religious freedom

Alliance Defending Freedom, AUL, family policy groups file brief
supporting Liberty Univ. challenge to ObamaCare

WASHINGTON — ObamaCare’s employer mandate has become the “bludgeon” with which the government feels empowered to cripple the consciences of religious employers. That’s the argument of a friend-of-the-court brief that Alliance Defending Freedom, Americans United for Life, and several state family policy councils filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit Thursday.

The employer mandate forces religious employers to provide health insurance coverage for their employees under the penalty of crippling fines. The brief supports a challenge to that mandate in Liberty University v. Geithner and concludes that the Obama administration’s related abortion pill mandate “draws all of its compulsive power from the employer mandate…and is but a symptom of the illness that is the employer mandate’s broad grant of power to HHS.”

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Case Name: Liberty University v. Geithner

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