Liberty Univ. Asks High Court To Revisit ACA

Law360, New York (September 16, 2013, 6:54 PM EDT) -- Liberty University has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to take another look at the Affordable Care Act's so-called employer mandate and overturn a Fourth Circuit decision that the government’s penalty fee for ACA nonparticipation is constitutional.

The Virginia-based Christian university argued in a petition filed Sept. 5 that Congress has no authority to impose higher taxes or fees for defying the employer insurance mandate and that putting birth control into a list of mandated services violates the institution’s religious freedom.

The fee is "a very high...
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