Catholic College Drops Health Plan Over Contraception Mandate

Rather “than comply with a federal mandate that the plan provide free birth control,” the Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio has dropped its own healthcare plan, Stephanie Simon reports at Reuters. Even though “fewer than 200 of the 2,500 students … had been buying insurance from the university,” the university “didn’t want to put them in a situation where they would have to violate their conscience.” In an extra effort to fight the mandate, the university will also “no longer require its undergraduates to carry insurance.” 

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