Skip to comments.University, local lawmakers file suit over health-care bill
Posted on 03/25/2010 10:56:26 AM PDT by jay1949
Liberty University sued the federal government Tuesday, saying Congress lacks authority for the power grab it makes with the health care bill.
We are greatly impacted by this law, said LU Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. We think it is a travesty, a miscarriage of justice, and we want to challenge it.
We are honored to take the lead on this, Falwell said.
Joining LU as plaintiffs in the lawsuit were Del. Kathy Byron, R-Campbell County, Lynchburg City Councilman Jeff Helgeson, whose ward includes LU, and a woman who would be forced to buy insurance under the bill, said Mat Staver, dean of the LU law school and chairman of Liberty Counsel.
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Good for them!!!! I wish them Godspeed.