Another school files suit against federal government
Higher Education | College of the Ozarks joins more than a dozen Christian colleges fighting the contraceptive mandate
by Leigh Jones
Posted 9/18/12, 12:45 pm
A small Christian college in Missouri filed suit against the federal government Monday over the mandate requiring employers to provide health insurance coverage for contraceptive drugs.
The College of the Ozarks, in Point Lookout, Mo., is the 14th Christian school to challenge the mandate in court. The school timed its suit to coincide with the 225th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution, school President Jerry C. Davis said in a prepared statement.
"The so-called 'Affordable Care Act' is government at its worst," he said. "This is not a partisan issue. It is a constitutional issue, and the college wants its rights respected and enforced, instead of being trampled upon. The Constitution still matters." … COMPLETE STORY >>
Leigh lives in Houston with her husband and daughter. She is the news editor for The World and Everything in It and reports on education for WORLD Digital.