A pro-life legal ministry is joining in the argument against
Defense Foundation has filed a brief in support of a lawsuit
filed against the ObamaCare mandate to provide coverage for
contraception, abortifacients and sterilization. Attorney Dana Cody
tells OneNewsNow their brief was filed in the case lodged by
Legatus and Weingartz Supply Company.
"And we're pointing out to
the court that they're forcing employers to violate their religious
beliefs to pay for drugs when there are serious health risks that
are not being considered," she says.
There is research dating back several decades to review, and it
has been examined extensively.
"I mean there are all sorts of complications on down the road
and there's literature out there from the World Health Organization
and others that call contraceptives carcinogens -- so why are we
expected to fund that over our conscientious objections," Cody
Plus, the "morning-after" pill, Plan B, and the "week-after"
pill, Ella, according to the attorney, can terminate a human
embryo. So Cody contends people should not have to violate their
religious beliefs because "a government agency says women need the
drugs" -- and people should consider that when they vote for
elected officials, she adds.
"We need to be sure that we're out voting for a candidate who
doesn't endorse this sort of strong-arming of the taxpayers," she