A story at Christian News Network reports that on Friday a federal judge granted an injunction to Grace College and Seminary, along with Biola University, in a suit against the abortion pill mandate. Grace College is affiliated with the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article.
Biola University, Grace Seminary Granted Exemption From Obamacare Abortion Pill Mandate
SOUTH BEND, Ind. – A federal judge appointed by Barack Obama has granted an injunction to Biola University in California and Grace College and Seminary in Indiana against the abortion pill mandate in Obamacare.
The two Christian institutions had filed suit in August 2012 with the assistance of the Alliance Defending Freedom, a faith-based legal organization headquarted in Scottsdale, Arizona. Officials representing the schools asserted that the mandate violated their core Christian principles.
“The Obama administration’s mandate forces us to act against our own doctrinal statement, which upholds the sanctity of human life,” Biola University President Barry H. Corey wrote in an update announcing the suit. “It unjustly intrudes on our religious liberty as protected under the U.S. Constitution and makes a mockery of our attempts to live our lives according to our faith convictions, time-honored and long protected.”