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





    LATEST TWEETS

    Antonia Okafor
    @antonia_okafor - 5 hours ago

    Cal State de-recognizes Christian group for wanting Christian leaders http://t.co/KmatVGzgmf via @campusreform

    John Garven
    @johnpgarven - 5 hours ago

    Cal State de-recognizes Christian group for wanting Christian leaders http://t.co/Ls0Ml3EkX9 via @campusreform

    Acharnedokument
    @Acharnedokument - 7 hours ago

    The Western Leader of the Brotherhood WITHOUT CONGRESS @jimtstrickl @campusreform @BlueGood2 #Tyranny http://t.co/YdwbYlQvm0

    Marcela R Belo
    @MarcelaRBelo - 8 hours ago

    UNC paper: concealed carry could 'reinforce rape culture' http://t.co/9LnmWBl6GZ via @campusreform

    Libusters
    @bob4gov_now - 14 hours ago

    Cal State de-recognizes Christian group for wanting Christian leaders http://t.co/mrAfeHcKNu via @campusreform #Libusters

    Alison
    @pondlizard - 14 hours ago

    Cal State de-recognizes Christian group for wanting Christian leaders http://t.co/mEy9QNUNZB via @campusreform

    Kathryn Judson
    @KDJudson - 16 hours ago

    Catholic college to decline federal funding, cites 'increasingly burdensome regulations' http://t.co/dC0srydunq via @campusreform

    Teresa Trujillo
    @BookishGirl - 17 hours ago

    Cal State de-recognizes Christian group for wanting Christian leaders http://t.co/rbFGLThuKc via @campusreform

    Ilia Raynor
    @IliaRaynor - 19 hours ago

    "I do not think the right to concealed carry should be limited nor does it promote rape culture." http://t.co/WIvqQciLlE via @campusreform