High Court Rebuffs Christian University's ACA Challenge

Law360, New York (December 2, 2013, 1:22 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to take up a Virginia-based Christian university’s appeal of the Affordable Care Act's so-called employer mandate that sought to overturn a Fourth Circuit decision holding the government’s penalty fee for ACA nonparticipation is constitutional.

The high court, without comment, declined Liberty University’s petition for a writ of certiorari, which argued that Congress has no authority to impose higher taxes or fees for defying the employer insurance mandate and that putting birth control on a list of mandated services violates...
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