EWTN SUES Obama Admin
In a remarkable decision, EWTN is suing the Obama Administration over the Contraception Mandate. This extraordinary act, as well as near unanimous outcry from other Faiths, is sparking a Religious Liberty controversy that the Obama Administration, seemed willing to take on.
"We had no other option but to take this to the courts," says EWTN President and CEO Michael P. Warsaw. "Under the HHS mandate, EWTN is being forced by the government to make a choice: either we provide employees coverage for contraception, sterilization and abortion-inducing drugs and violate our conscience or offer our employees and their families no health insurance coverage at all. Neither of those choices is acceptable."
The Obama Administration HHS rules were mandated on January 20, 2012, and EWTN is the first Catholic entity to file a lawsuit against the government.
EWTN President Warsaw, states that there are two primary complaints against the violation of the 1st Amendment: