Supreme Court Upholds Exemptions to the Affordable Care Act’s Birth Control Mandate

Deseret News’ Kelsey Dallas reports, “The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the Trump administration’s broad exemptions to the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate, ensuring that most moral and religious objectors to birth control will not be required to cover it in employee health plans.” Justice Clarence Thomas wrote the majority opinion. Dallas writes, “The court’s four other more conservative justices joined Thomas’ opinion. Justice Elena Kagan wrote an opinion concurring in the judgement, which was joined by Justice Stephen Breyer.”

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