Bloomberg Law
Oct. 8, 2019, 1:08 PM

Trump Asks SCOTUS to Review Obamacare Birth Control Rules

Mary Anne Pazanowski
Mary Anne Pazanowski
Legal Reporter

The Trump administration wants the U.S. Supreme Court to review an order blocking rules that allow religious and moral objectors to refuse to provide insurance that pays for employees’ birth control.

The Affordable Care Act and the Religious Freedom Restoration Act authorized three executive agencies to issue rules creating religious and moral exemptions to an Obamacare rule requiring employer health plans to fully cover contraceptive care, President Donald Trump said in an Oct. 7 petition for review.

The administration is asking the court to overturn a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, which affirmed a ...

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