Trump's Contraception Rules Suffer From Fatal Legal Flaws
By Nancy NorthupDecember 4, 2017, 12:46 PM EST
Law360, New York (December 4, 2017, 12:46 PM EST) -- The deadline is about to expire on the comment period for the Trump administration’s recently issued interim final rules on contraception. This is the last chance for the public to weigh in on rules that put women’s access to birth control coverage under the Affordable Care Act at risk.
The rules rely on thin and plainly biased justifications — including the implication that contraception access can lead to risky sexual behavior — and would harm thousands of women by significantly broadening existing exemptions in the ACA...