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Trump Administration Rolls Back Birth Control Mandate - New York Times

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Friday moved to expand the rights of employers to deny women insurance coverage for contraception and issued sweeping guidance on religious freedom that critics said could also erode civil rights protections ...and more »

Trump Just Made It Easier for Employers to Refuse to Pay for Birth Control - NBCNews.com

The Trump administration loosened Obama-era birth control requirements on Friday, saying most providers of health insurance could refuse to pay for an employee's birth control if the provider shows “sincerely held” religious or moral objections. The ...and more »

Should Your Boss Dictate Your Family Planning Options? President Trump Thinks So. - ACLU (blog)

President Donald Trump finally made it clear today. He believes business owners like him should have a decisive role in their female employees' intimate and personal family planning decisions. In two new rules released this morning, the Trump ...and more »

How birth control became part of the evangelical agenda - Vox

The Trump administration announced Friday that it would roll back the Affordable Care Act's mandate that employers cover workers' birth control. During the Obama administration, the initial wave of companies granted an exemption from the rule argued ...and more »

Trump just officially made it easier for employers to stop covering birth control - Vox

The Trump administration is relaxing an Obama-era requirement that nearly all employers offer health insurance that covers a wide array of contraceptive methods. New regulations released Friday significantly broaden the types of companies and ...and more »

The US government can't repeal Obamacare, so it is taking away women's right to birth control instead - Quartz

The Trump administration is progressing in its efforts to limit women's control over their reproductive cycle. Two days after a bill to ban abortion later than the 20th week of pregnancy passed in the Republican-led House of Representatives, the ...and more »

New Trump birth control rules could undermine Obamacare gains - CNNMoney

Obamacare gave millions of women access to a full range of birth control at no cost. New Trump administration rules unveiled Friday could take that away from many of them. The rules, which take effect immediately, would grant exemptions to employers ...and more »

One Women's Group Is Already Planning To Sue the Trump Administration Over Birth Control Rollback - Fortune

The Trump administration's Health and Human Services (HHS) Division on Friday issued a new rule that broadens exemptions to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirement that employers' health care plans cover no-cost birth control. The long-anticipated ...and more »

Trump administration rolling back mandate to cover birth control - ABC News

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released two new rules today allowing employers to claim exemptions to covering contraception under the Affordable Care Act. The rules go into effect today.and more »

Trump administration deals major blow to Obamacare birth control mandate - KVOA Tucson News

In a blow to Obamacare's controversial contraceptive mandate, employers may now have more leeway to withhold birth control coverage on religious grounds, according to new rules issued by the US Department of Health and Human Services on Friday.and more »