(Worthy News) - A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Friday temporarily blocked the Trump administration's move to roll back an Affordable Health Care provision requiring employers to provide coverage for birth control.
Under the new rule, companies and insurers may cite a moral or religious objection in order to opt out of the Obama-era federal rule requiring birth control be covered for free for all women.
The Trump administration cited support of freedom of religion when announcing the rollback in October. [ Source: UPI (Read More...) ]
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