Obamacare to force Northwestern U. to buy maternity coverage for its football players

Campus Reform Reporter

Total Shares
This is the CRO SBAR

  • Coverage includes spouses and families.
  • Northwestern University will have to pay for maternity coverage for any of its football players who enroll in Obamacare.

    Northwestern became the first school in the nation to deem its players full-time employees last Wednesday. Because the school team has more than 50 employees, it also qualifies as a “large” employer, and therefore must offer pregnancy-related care to the all-male team, according to an article in Rare.

    As full-time employees, the team will also be able to vote on whether or not to unionize.

    “In the world President Obama lives in, college football teams are now unions, and the government is paying for maternity coverage for 18-year-old boys,” Nebraska senatorial candidate Ben Sasse said in a promotional video called “Pregnant Football Players.”

    “It might be funny if it were not such a blatant attack on the American idea of a private sector,” it continues.

    The coverage includes spouses and their families.

    Follow the author of this article on Twitter @kctimpf


    Ray Blanco
    @Ray4_17 - 1 hour ago

    Arizona State has doubled tuition, finds $500K to give to Clintons http://t.co/nfoiGr9pGz via @campusreform

    Carol RN
    @scarlett2112 - 2 hours ago

    Arizona State has doubled tuition, finds $500K to give to Clintons http://t.co/0oSiKMRnOf via @campusreform

    @JulzMooreWorld - 3 hours ago

    RT @campusreform: #BlackLivesMatter protesters to appear at college graduation ceremony: http://t.co/anHJwEBtUt http://t.co/J9tuqmIjwk

    @Dan4Liberty - 3 hours ago

    @NM_libertarian @campusreform You can't even express support for #2A without someone playing the race card! Some college that place is!

    #libertarian thug
    @NM_libertarian - 3 hours ago

    @Dan4Liberty @campusreform Lol that's bullshit. Armed gays don't get beat.

    @Dan4Liberty - 3 hours ago

    AUDIO: Student gov't attacks campus carry advocate, blasts him as 'homophobic' and 'racist' http://t.co/oE6tEFB1UV via @campusreform