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Leaked regulation: Trump plans to roll back Obamacare birth control mandate - Vox

The Trump administration is apparently preparing to overhaul Obamacare's birth control mandate, purportedly allowing any employer to seek a moral or religious exemption from the requirement, according to a draft regulation obtained by Vox. The ...and more »

Trump Rule Could Deny Birth Control Coverage to Hundreds of Thousands of Women - New York Times

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has drafted a sweeping revision of the government's contraception coverage mandate that could deny birth control benefits to hundreds of thousands of women who now receive them at no cost under the Affordable Care ...and more »

White House Acts to Roll Back Birth-Control Mandate for Religious Employers - New York Times

WASHINGTON — Federal officials, following through on a pledge by President Trump, have drafted a rule to roll back a federal requirement that many religious employers provide birth control coverage in health insurance plans. The mandate for free ...and more »

The Trump Administration Is Going After Birth Control Access -

On Wednesday, Vox published a leaked draft of the regulation the Trump administration plans to use to gut the Obamacare contraception mandate – that is, the rule currently ensuring that most women's insurance covers contraception without a copay ...and more »

How Free Birth Control Changed America - Pacific Standard

Before a 2012 contraceptive mandate, 30 to 44 percent of women's medical spending used to go toward birth control. After the mandate, those numbers fell to 13 to 22 percent. Author: Francie Diep; Publish date: Jun 1, 2017; Social count: 152. Before a ...and more »

Trump Wants to Let Your Boss Take Away Your Birth Control - Mother Jones

A draft rule proposes letting virtually any employer—not just religious ones—opt out of covering contraceptives. Hannah LevintovaMay. 31, 2017 6:14 PM. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Email; Print. praetorianphoto/Getty. Looking for news you ...and more »

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

In 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. In ...and more »

Trump moves to allow broad exemption from ACA birth-control coverage - Washington Post

The Trump administration has drafted a regulation that would dramatically scale back the federal mandate that employers provide free birth control coverage, by providing an exemption to anyone who raises religious or moral objections. The proposal ...and more »

Trump administration reversing Obamacare's birth control mandate - USA TODAY

WASHINGTON — True to its word, the Trump administration is moving to reverse Obamacare's requirement that most employers provide free coverage of birth control to their employees. Health officials are drafting a regulation rolling back the so-called ...and more »

Trump Wants To Roll Back Birth Control Access. Women Aren't Having It. - HuffPost

The Trump administration is poised to roll back an Obamacare mandate that requires employers to cover birth control for female employees, according to a draft rule released this week. Democratic leaders have called the move “sickening.” The American ...and more »