“These rules will not affect over 99.9% of the 165 million women in the United States.”
The Obamacare contraception mandate has faced legal challenges ever since its inception but today Donald Trump issued an Executive Order which basically overturns the mandate. Here is more:
The Trump administration issued new rules Friday to make it easier for employers to refuse to provide insurance coverage for certain birth control methods if they claim to have moral objections to contraception.
The new rules allow any employer or insurer to stop covering contraceptive services if they have religious beliefs or moral convictions against covering birth control.
However it is unclear to me how much of an effect this is actually going to have. This is what Health and Human Services officials had to say:
“these rules will not affect over 99.9% of the 165 million women in the United States.”
If this is true nothing has really changed but pro-life groups are happy because now insurance companies will not have to cover the…
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