Four colleges now suing over contraception mandate
Two more evangelical Christian colleges are suing the federal government over the contraceptive coverage mandate included in the new national healthcare law, a requirement administrators from both schools say violates their constitutional rights.
Louisiana College, in Pineville, La., filed its suit on Saturday, while Geneva College, in Beaver Falls, Pa., will file its suit Tuesday. Attorneys from the Alliance Defense Fund (ADF) will represent both schools.
The suits are part of the latest round of opposition to the law, which has united Catholics and evangelical Protestants in withering criticism of the federal governmentâ€™s expanding power....