Texas Lawmakers, Businesses React to Roll Back of Obamacare Birth Control Mandate

After the Trump administration dialed back a controversial mandate in the Affordable Care Act that required companies to cover birth control in their health plans, Texas lawmakers had strong reactions and businesses are seeking clarity on what it all means.In Washington, the responses came along party lines, with Republicans praising the ban as a victory and Democrats lamenting the consequences for women dependent on company-provided birth control.Sen. Ted Cruz tweeted his support for the motion. “Today the administration ended a policy that was repugnant to our country’s tradition of religious freedom,” he wrote.  Continue reading...

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