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Obama Weighs Steps to Cover Contraception

posted on July 7, 2014

In The New York Times, Robert Pear and Adam Liptak report on the Obama administration’s potential response to two Supreme Court decisions last week that restricted the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive coverage mandate. Now, the White House is studying a variety of plans to ensure that women can still receive cost-free contraception, including one that would shift the burden to companies’ insurers and another that would put the onus on the federal government to offer the coverage. According to Pear and Liptak, “Administration officials said they were determined to ensure the broadest possible coverage of contraceptives for the largest number of women without requiring employers to violate their religious beliefs.”

Read at The New York Times