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Saturday, 07 October 2017 19:28

California Sues Trump For Granting Employer ‘Choice’ on Obama Birth Control Mandate

Written by  Assemblyman Tim Donnelly

California wasted no time filing a lawsuit against the Trump Administration, claiming it discriminated against women when it rescinded the Obama-era mandate that requires employers to pay for birth control in their healthcare plans.

According to the Los Angeles Times,

The lawsuit filed in federal court in San Francisco says the new rules jeopardize the Affordable Care Act requirement that employers provide coverage of birth control for employees with no out-of-pocket costs, according to state Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra, who filed the lawsuit seeking to block the change.

“Therefore, millions of women in California may be left without access to contraceptives and counseling and the state will be shouldering the additional fiscal and administrative burden as women seek access for this coverage through state-funded programs,” the lawsuit says.

The lawsuit also alleges the rule changes violate the 1st Amendment’s Establishment Clause because they allow employers to use religious beliefs as a right to discriminate against employees to deny them a federally entitled health benefit.

“Donald Trump wants businesses and corporations to control family planning decisions rather than a woman in consultation with her doctor,” Becerra said in a statement Friday. “These anti-women’s health regulations prove once again that the Trump Administration is willing to trample on people’s rights.

Read more at Breitbart
Last modified on Saturday, 07 October 2017 22:02

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The land of fruits and nuts.When will it fall off into the ocean

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What the lawsuit proves, once again, is that Becerra has nothing to do all day, except file lawsuits against the Federal government. Let's not bother with enforcing California law, Xavier. Not when you've a political axe to grind.

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California has nothing to say being a santuary city. It is time the taxpayers took control.

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People should be aware that the taxpayers support the government...and what right does anyone have to expect other people to pay for their needs? It wasn't this way in the past, but in today's climate the politicians who want votes offer all kinds of perks, which cost them nothing. They love their cushy jobs and lifelong pensions...and they don't give a damn for the taxpayers who pay their salaries.

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I have never heard such whining.....The left is so good at it.....Oh, and sueing, they're good at that too....I thought this is what Planned Parenthood was good for....Get your birth control from them....They're always talking about all the good things they do for women, well let them give out free birth control....Women used to be strong and took care of themselves.....The Obama Administration has made women look and sound weak....It is so sad....

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Charley Dan Written by Charley Dan
October 08, 2017
What about employers religious or other wise convictions. Responsibility is, if you cannot afford it. You can not do it. Of course liberals claim the urge is to great to control. I'm sure most every criminal would like to remove their responsibility with the same excuse

These murderers have no conscience and prove once again that killing children in the womb makes them as vile and evil as any murderous regime that ever existed in the history of the world.

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Walt Walters Written by Walt Walters
October 07, 2017
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October 07, 2017
Their argument makes NO SENSE. But then again that does NOT surprise me one bit as DUMBocRATs have NO SENSE.
What happened to buying condoms over the counter and being RESPONSIBLE adults rather than running around getting pregnant by any guy that will sleep with them and then having to get abortions because they are NOT smart enough to use readily available birth control products?
Why make it others problems for being IRresponsible? I sure as he11 don't want to pay for some dumb broads idiotic mistakes, because if she doesn't have to pay for her mistakes she will just keep making them.
Harry Townsend Written by Harry Townsend
October 08, 2017
Hey Moonbeam and all you CA communist government,, Don't F- - - with God, it might get you refused at the gate! Is there any normal people in CA to challenge their gov't?

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