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Second U.S. judge blocks Trump administration birth control rules

(Reuters) – A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Monday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new rules allowing employers to obtain exemptions from an Obamacare requirement that they provide health insurance that covers women’s birth control. FILE PHOTO: An illustration picture shows a woman holding a birth control pill at her home in Nice January… Read More »

Not Fake News! A Trump Administration Rule Models Government Civility

By MICHAEL L. MILLENSON  A Trump administration regulation issued just hours before the partial federal shutdown offers quiet hope for civility in government. What happened, on its face, was simple: an update of the rules governing a particular Medicare program. In today’s dyspeptic political climate, however, what didn’t happen along the way was truly remarkable – and may… Read More »

Trump administration rolls back Obamacare's birth control rule

The Trump administration will exempt employers from providing insurance coverage for birth control if it conflicts with their religious or moral beliefs, scaling back a rule created under the Obama administration. The rule, released Wednesday, will take effect in 60 days and will affect between 6,400 and 127,000 women, according to the Trump administration. The… Read More »