HOUSTON - A Texas federal judge on Aug. 30 granted a motion to intervene in a case challenging the birth control mandate contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) made by a graduate theological seminary (East Texas Baptist University, et al. v. Kathleen Sebelius, et al., No. 12-3009, S.D. Texas; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 124347).