Mass. House Approves Bill that Ensures Free Birth Control

The Boston Globe’s Danny McDonald reports from Massachusetts, “House lawmakers Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a bill that would ensure access to free birth control in the state and shield state residents from changes to federal law regarding contraceptive coverage requirements.” After a 138-16 vote in the House, supporters of the bill anticipate it will pass in the Senate as well. McDonald adds, “The decision comes about a month after the Trump administration issued a rule that undermines a federal contraception coverage mandate.”

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