Liberty Univ. Asks 4th Circ. To Kill ACA Employer Mandate

Law360, New York (February 27, 2013, 7:05 PM EST) -- Liberty University on Wednesday urged the Fourth Circuit to uphold its challenge to the Affordable Care Act’s minimum employer insurance coverage provision as a violation of religious freedom and outside Congress’ power, and invalidate the statute, following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to revive the case.

According to Liberty’s brief, the high court’s logic behind its June decision to uphold the ACA’s individual coverage mandate as constitutional under the government’s taxing power — that the mandate was within Congress’ authority as long as it was not...
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