Five year fight over abortion pill mandate ends
OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) —
The United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma has ruled in favor of the Oklahoma universities in their case against the implementation of the abortion pill mandate called for by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act know as 'Obamacare'.
The ruling against the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services said in part "From pursuing, charging, or assessing penalties, fines, assessments, or any other enforcement actions for past, present, or future noncompliance with those requirements," The ruling also stated the Obamacare mandate violated the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
The four private colleges who filed the suit five years ago were Southern Nazarene University, Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Oklahoma Baptist University, and Mid-America Christian University.