GOP Lawmakers Lash Out At Employer Contraception Rule

Law360, New York (February 28, 2012, 8:31 PM EST) -- Republican lawmakers at a congressional hearing on Tuesday attacked the Obama administration's requirement that employers include contraceptive and other services in their health insurance plans, saying it would decimate the religious freedoms of those employers morally opposed to such benefits.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' new employer insurance benefit requirement constitutes “a clear violation of religious freedom and a personal attack on the personally held views of many religious Americans,” U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, said at a hearing before the House Judiciary...
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