Court: Trump Can’t Let Companies Deny Birth Control Coverage

The ruling, however, may be short lived because the administration has adopted new rules on contraceptive coverage that will likely prompt renewed legal challenges.

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A divided U.S. appeals court Thursday blocked rules by the Trump administration that allowed more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control. The ruling, however, may be short lived because the administration has adopted new rules on contraceptive coverage that are set to take effect next month and will likely prompt renewed legal challenges. Thursday's ruling by a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of… Read at AP News

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