birth control mandate
Judge Blocks Gov’t From Forcing 4 Okla. Religious Schools To Abide By Obamacare’s Birth Control Mandate
A federal judge has temporarily blocked the government from forcing four Oklahoma religious schools to abide by the federal health care law’s mandate that their insurance coverage include access to the morning-after pill and similar contraceptives.
Dean and Santorum discussed the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to hear a case from Hobby Lobby and another business which challenges the Affordable Care Act’s mandate for coverage of certain forms of birth control for employees.
The University of Notre Dame is suing Obama administration officials over the mandate requiring most employers to cover birth control.
Vice President Biden told an audience at Iowa State University that the Obama administration “screwed up” its first version of the birth control mandate for religious institutions.
Seven states asked a federal judge Thursday to block an Obama administration mandate that requires birth control coverage for employees of religious-affiliated hospitals, schools and outreach programs.
The Obama administration’s decision requiring church-affiliated employers to cover birth control was bound to cause an uproar among Roman Catholics and members of other faiths, no matter their beliefs on contraception.