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Trump admin ponders new religious freedom rule for HHS mandate - Catholic News Agency;

Trump admin ponders new religious freedom rule for HHS mandate - Catholic News Agency

Catholic News AgencyTrump admin ponders new religious freedom rule for HHS mandateCatholic News AgencyWashington D.C., May 31, 2017 / 03:51 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A leaked draft of a federal rule that would protect religious organizations from the controversial federal contraception mandate has won the support of religious liberty advocates, who say that ...and more »

Report: Trump May Roll Back Birth Control Mandate - Opposing Views;

Report: Trump May Roll Back Birth Control Mandate - Opposing Views

Opposing ViewsReport: Trump May Roll Back Birth Control MandateOpposing ViewsThe Trump administration plans to roll back a birth control provision of the Obama administration's Affordable Care Act (ACA). Based on a leaked draft regulation, the administration may allow any employer to deny their employees birth control coverage ...and more »

Trump to Blow Up Obamacare's Birth Control Benefit - Rewire;

Trump to Blow Up Obamacare's Birth Control Benefit - Rewire

RewireTrump to Blow Up Obamacare's Birth Control BenefitRewireThe draft interim final rule echoes Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price's belief that “there's not one” woman who can't afford birth control. Facebook; Twitter; Email; Permalink; Instapaper; Print. A leaked draft suggests the Trump ...and more »

Protections for Religious Liberty, Conscience Rights Reportedly On the Way - CBN News;

Protections for Religious Liberty, Conscience Rights Reportedly On the Way - CBN News

CBN NewsProtections for Religious Liberty, Conscience Rights Reportedly On the WayCBN NewsWASHINGTON--A leaked document suggests the Trump administration is about to protect the rights of religious people who didn't want to be forced to provide coverage of abortion-causing contraceptives and devices. Groups like the Little Sisters of the ...and more »

Leaked birth control rule would broaden religious exemption - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Leaked birth control rule would broaden religious exemptionMinneapolis Star TribuneWASHINGTON — Women's groups are threatening to take the Trump administration to court after a leaked, draft regulation revealed a plan to let employers opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women for religious and moral reasons. The White ...and more »

Report: Trump Preparing To Roll Back Birth Control Mandate - Western Journalism;

Report: Trump Preparing To Roll Back Birth Control Mandate - Western Journalism

Western JournalismReport: Trump Preparing To Roll Back Birth Control MandateWestern JournalismFederal officials have drafted a rule that would allow employers to opt out of certain Obamacare stipulations that require their insurance plans to fully cover birth control for their employees, according to a proposed regulation leaked from the White ...and more »

Trump restores 'freedom of conscience' with proposed rule - WND.com;

Trump restores 'freedom of conscience' with proposed rule - WND.com

WND.comTrump restores 'freedom of conscience' with proposed ruleWND.comBob Unruh joined WND in 2006 after nearly three decades with the Associated Press, as well as several Upper Midwest newspapers, where he covered everything from legislative battles and sports to tornadoes and homicidal survivalists. He is also a ...and more »

Rolling back the birth control mandate is part of a much larger GOP strategy - Vox;

Rolling back the birth control mandate is part of a much larger GOP strategy - Vox

VoxRolling back the birth control mandate is part of a much larger GOP strategyVoxThis is the web version of VoxCare, a daily newsletter from Vox on the latest twists and turns in America's health care debate. Like what you're reading? Sign up to get VoxCare in your inbox here. The Republican vision for women's health care is coming ...and more »

Trump Administration Set to Roll Back Birth Control Coverage Requirement for Religious Employers - World Religion News

Trump Administration Set to Roll Back Birth Control Coverage Requirement for Religious EmployersWorld Religion NewsThis free contraceptive mandate was a hotly contested one during the time of the Obama administration. It is one of the policies adopted under Affordable Care Act (ACA). The mandate led to a number of employer-filed lawsuits. These employers cited ...and more »

Any Boss Can Cut Off Birth Control Coverage Under Trumpcare - Daily Beast;

Any Boss Can Cut Off Birth Control Coverage Under Trumpcare - Daily Beast

Daily BeastAny Boss Can Cut Off Birth Control Coverage Under TrumpcareDaily BeastIn 2014, women's health advocates despaired when the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that “closely-held corporations” like Hobby Lobby could use the religious beliefs of the individuals in charge to strike birth control coverage from employee health plans.and more »

Draft rule rolls back birth control coverage for religious employers - WatertownDailyTimes.com

Draft rule rolls back birth control coverage for religious employersWatertownDailyTimes.comThe Trump administration has drafted a rule that would allow religious employers to stop covering birth control in employer health plans. The free contraceptive mandate was one of the most controversial components of the Affordable Care Act signed into ...and more »

White House: No more answers to Russia questions at daily briefings - WPXI Pittsburgh;

White House: No more answers to Russia questions at daily briefings - WPXI Pittsburgh

WPXI PittsburghWhite House: No more answers to Russia questions at daily briefingsWPXI PittsburghAfter tangling with reporters for the past few months about the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 elections, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer set out new guidelines on Wednesday, telling news organizations that questions about ...and more »

Report: Access to Birth Control in Jeopardy If Leaked Regulation Is Approved - Money Magazine;

Report: Access to Birth Control in Jeopardy If Leaked Regulation Is Approved - Money Magazine

Money MagazineReport: Access to Birth Control in Jeopardy If Leaked Regulation Is ApprovedMoney MagazineBirth control without a co-pay could disappear if a regulation reportedly drafted by the Trump administration is rubber stamped, potentially leading to higher out-of-pocket costs for hundreds of thousands of women. In an alleged new regulation ...and more »

HHS rule proposes any employer could skip offering birth control coverage - ModernHealthcare.com

HHS rule proposes any employer could skip offering birth control coverageModernHealthcare.comHHS is proposing expanding exemptions to allow employers to opt out of offering birth control through their health plans if they are morally or religously opposed to it. The policy would kill a provision in the Affordable Care Act that requires nearly ...and more »

'Appalling' Draft Rule by Trump Threatens Contraceptive Access for Millions of Women - Common Dreams;

'Appalling' Draft Rule by Trump Threatens Contraceptive Access for Millions of Women - Common Dreams

Common Dreams'Appalling' Draft Rule by Trump Threatens Contraceptive Access for Millions of WomenCommon DreamsThe Trump administration appears poised to continue its attacks on women and healthcare access, as a draft rule shows the Affordable Care Act's requirement that employee insurance cover contraception would be significantly rolled back. The draft ...and more »

Trump Plans On Eliminating Free Birth Control Provision, According to Leaked Document - Shape Magazine;

Trump Plans On Eliminating Free Birth Control Provision, According to Leaked Document - Shape Magazine

Shape MagazineTrump Plans On Eliminating Free Birth Control Provision, According to Leaked DocumentShape MagazineThe birth control mandate, an Affordable Care Act provision that requires health insurance plans secured through employers to cover birth control at no additional cost to women—a popular part of Obama's plan—may be on the chopping block, according to ...and more »

Family Research Council Praises Draft HHS Regulation Protecting Little Sisters of the Poor, Religious Liberty - Standard Newswire (press release)

Family Research Council Praises Draft HHS Regulation Protecting Little Sisters of the Poor, Religious LibertyStandard Newswire (press release)WASHINGTON, May 31, 2017 /Standard Newswire/ -- Today a draft copy of a Department of Health and Human Services regulation was leaked that would implement President Donald Trump's executive order protecting religious liberty for all Americans.and more »

Leaked Regulation Would Roll Back Birth Control Mandate, According to Report - TeenVogue.com;

Leaked Regulation Would Roll Back Birth Control Mandate, According to Report - TeenVogue.com

TeenVogue.comLeaked Regulation Would Roll Back Birth Control Mandate, According to ReportTeenVogue.comEarlier this month, President Trump signed a fairly vague executive order that, theoretically, could make it easier for organizations to ask for religion-based exemptions from health-care mandates under the Affordable Care Act, like birth control coverage.and more »

Trump's Proposed Birth Control Rollback Is a Very Very Scary Idea - ELLE.com;

Trump's Proposed Birth Control Rollback Is a Very Very Scary Idea - ELLE.com

ELLE.comTrump's Proposed Birth Control Rollback Is a Very Very Scary IdeaELLE.comA draft of the Trump Administration's plan to roll back the ACA's birth control benefit—which requires insurance plans to provide contraception free of charge—has leaked to the media. And for those of us who enjoy having our contraception free of ...and more »

Will Trump kill the ACA contraceptive mandate? - Baltimore Sun;

Will Trump kill the ACA contraceptive mandate? - Baltimore Sun

Baltimore SunWill Trump kill the ACA contraceptive mandate?Baltimore SunWhether GOP senators will be able to moderate the reductions in healthcare assistance using at least $100 billion in budget savings — without raising the deficit — remains unclear. (May 9, 2017) (Sign up for our free video newsletter). On May 4 ...and more »