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  • Baptist universities appeal to Supreme Court

    by Art Toalston and Bonnie Pritchett, posted Wednesday, July 08, 2015 (2 years ago)

    WASHINGTON (BP) -- Houston Baptist University and East Texas Baptist University are appealing to the Supreme Court in challenging the Obamacare mandate to provide insurance coverage encompassing abortion-inducing drugs.

    HBU and ETBU in conjunction with the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty along with Westminster Theological Seminary filed a petition today (July 8) with the high court in response to a June 22 ruling by a three-judge panel of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals that the mandate did not and, likely, would not "substantially burden their ... Read More

  • Baptist universities weigh next step on HHS mandate

    by Bonnie Pritchett and Art Toalston, posted Tuesday, July 07, 2015 (2 years ago)

    NEW ORLEANS (BP) -- Houston Baptist University and East Texas Baptist University are among seven faith-based institutions weighing their options in challenging the Obamacare mandate to provide insurance coverage encompassing abortion-inducing drugs.

    HBU, ETBU and the other institutions in conjunction with the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty are weighing an appeal to the full U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans or to the Supreme Court following a ruling ... Read More