10 things you need to know today: October 7, 2017 - The Week Magazine

The Week Magazine10 things you need to know today: October 7, 2017The Week MagazineThe Trump administration on Friday announced an Obama-era requirement that employers cover birth control in their health insurance plans is being rolled back, effective immediately. Employers, including colleges and universities, that have "sincerely ...and more »

Trump's one-two punch hits birth control, LGBT rights - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Sarasota Herald-TribuneTrump's one-two punch hits birth control, LGBT rightsSarasota Herald-Tribunen this May 4 file photo, President Donald Trump holds up a signed executive order aimed at easing an IRS rule limiting political activity for churches in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. In an order that undercuts federal protections ...and more »

The Trump administration is rolling back the mandate that employers provide free birth control - DeathRattleSports.com

The Trump administration is rolling back the mandate that employers provide free birth controlDeathRattleSports.comThe Trump administration is rolling back the regulations that make it mandatory for employer-provided insurance plans to provide free birth control. The new rules, released Friday, exempt employers from a law requiring that they cover birth control if ...and more »

Trump loosens Obamacare mandate for birth control - The Japan News

Trump loosens Obamacare mandate for birth controlThe Japan NewsReutersWASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) — U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Friday undermined requirements under the Obamacare law that employers provide insurance to cover women's birth control, keeping a campaign pledge that ...and more »

New US rules erode birth-control coverage - NWAOnline

NWAOnlineNew US rules erode birth-control coverageNWAOnlinePresident Donald Trump speaks Friday at the White House. Trump's administration said that the contraceptive coverage mandate imposes a “substantial burden” on the free exercise of religion. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter ...and more »

Trump administration scraps ACA's birth control mandate - DeathRattleSports.com

DeathRattleSports.comTrump administration scraps ACA's birth control mandateDeathRattleSports.comOct. 6 — The Trump administration formally removed a federal health provision requiring employers to provide coverage for birth control, Health and Human Services announced Friday. Companies are required under the Affordable Care Act to offer their ...and more »

Trump rolls back Obamacare provision for free birth control - Medical Xpress

Trump rolls back Obamacare provision for free birth controlMedical XpressUS President Donald Trump's administration annulled on Friday an Obamacare provision that obliged employer health plans to pay for contraception, potentially stripping free birth control from millions of women. The move extends to all commercial ...and more »

Trump has just given freedom to discriminate against LGBT+ people - Gay Times Magazine

Gay Times MagazineTrump has just given freedom to discriminate against LGBT+ peopleGay Times MagazineThe Department of Justice has issued guidance on a religious freedom document, which will give businesses licence to discriminate against LGBT+ people, and single mothers, among others. The new guidance isn't law, but it gives a clear indication on the ...and more »

ACLU sues Trump over rollback of Obamacare birth control mandate - Press TV

Press TVACLU sues Trump over rollback of Obamacare birth control mandatePress TVThe American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) says it will sue President Donald Trump's administration over its decision to roll back birth control mandate issued by the Obama administration under the Affordable Care Act. The ACLU argues in its lawsuit ...and more »

Trump Slashes Obamacare's Birth Control Mandate & Twitter Is Fuming - DeathRattleSports.com

DeathRattleSports.comTrump Slashes Obamacare's Birth Control Mandate & Twitter Is FumingDeathRattleSports.comOn Friday, Trump rolled back on an Affordable Care Act measure that requires employers to include birth control coverage in their health insurance plans. Under Trump's new rule, any employer can be exempted from providing birth control coverage by ...and more »

US President Donald Trump expands birth control exemption for employers - DeathRattleSports.com

DeathRattleSports.comUS President Donald Trump expands birth control exemption for employersDeathRattleSports.comThe US government has allowed more employers to opt out of providing insurance to cover women's birth control. Some hail the measure as a “religious freedom” win, while others say it harms women's health care. A package of birth control pills (picture ...and more »

EPA to ease emission restrictions on coal-fired power plants - Torrington Register Citizen

Torrington Register CitizenEPA to ease emission restrictions on coal-fired power plantsTorrington Register CitizenFILE - In this June 3, 2017, file photo, the coal-fired Plant Scherer, one of the nation's top carbon dioxide emitters, stands in the distance in Juliette, Ga. The Trump administration intends to roll back the ... more. Photo: Branden Camp, AP. Image 2 ...and more »

Donald Trump rolls back access to free birth control introduced in Obamacare - Sky News

Sky NewsDonald Trump rolls back access to free birth control introduced in ObamacareSky NewsMillions of women who had the cost of their contraception reimbursed under the Affordable Care Act could be affected. 07:41, UK, Saturday 07 October 2017. The American Civil Liberties Union says it will sue the US government over the birth control.and more »

Citing religious freedom, Trump backing off Obama-era rules - Sacramento Bee

Sacramento BeeCiting religious freedom, Trump backing off Obama-era rulesSacramento BeeLeaders of social conservatives are expressing elation over President Donald Trump's decisions on two issues they see as tied to religious freedom. Trump is allowing more employers to opt out of no-cost birth control for workers. His administration is ...and more »

When Will Trump's Birth Control Rule Go Into Effect? It's Expected To Happen Immediately - DeathRattleSports.com

DeathRattleSports.comWhen Will Trump's Birth Control Rule Go Into Effect? It's Expected To Happen ImmediatelyDeathRattleSports.comFriday is a dark day for proponents of women's reproductive rights and contraception access. That's because the Trump administration, specifically the Department of Health and Human Services, has announced an end to the Affordable Care Act's ...and more »

California sues Trump over birth control mandate rollback - The Tribune

The TribuneCalifornia sues Trump over birth control mandate rollbackThe TribuneCalifornia State has sued President Donald Trump's administration arguing that its rollback of a requirement for employers to provide contraceptive coverage to workers is unconstitutional and unlawfully targets women, the media reported. The lawsuit ...and more »

Abortion Industry Revs Up 'War on Women' over End of Contraceptive Mandate - Breitbart News

Breitbart NewsAbortion Industry Revs Up 'War on Women' over End of Contraceptive MandateBreitbart NewsThe abortion industry and its media friends are stirring up “war on women” rhetoric with the announcement Friday that the Trump administration is ending Obamacare's contraceptive mandate for employers and individuals with religious and moral objections.and more »

Employers get expanded opt-out for birth control coverage - The Philadelphia Tribune

The Philadelphia TribuneEmployers get expanded opt-out for birth control coverageThe Philadelphia TribuneWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is allowing more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women by claiming religious or moral objections, issuing new rules Friday that take another step in rolling back the Obama health care law.and more »

California Sues Trump Over Rollback Of Birth Control Rules - CBS Sacramento

CBS SacramentoCalifornia Sues Trump Over Rollback Of Birth Control RulesCBS SacramentoSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's attorney general sued the Trump administration Friday over new rules allowing more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women by claiming moral or religious objections, joining a flurry of ...and more »

Dropping birth control coverage puts women's health at stake - KTAL

KTALDropping birth control coverage puts women's health at stakeKTAL(CNN) - The Trump administration on Friday issued new rules making it easier for employers to drop birth control coverage on religious grounds. Besides undermining a carefully drawn policy that has helped 55 million women, these rules threaten to ...and more »