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Foes of Obama-Era Rule Work to Undo Birth Control Mandate

posted on July 13, 2017

The New York Times’s Robert Pear profiles Katy Talento and Matthew Bowman, two conservative officials who are part of the Trump administration’s plan to undo birth control coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Talento, a current White House policy aide who used to work for a Republican senator, has insisted erroneously that birth control pills cause cancer and miscarriages. Bowman, who now works for the Department of Health and Human Services, spent years with Alliance for Defending Freedom, a Christian legal advocacy group that represented religious organizations who objected to the contraceptive coverage mandate.

Read at The New York Times