“This administration is prioritizing religious beliefs over patients’ access to care,” said Gretchen Borchelt, NWLC vice president for reproductive rights and health. “It’s a perversion of HHS’ mission that cannot be ignored.”
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“The Trump-Pence administration is trying to impose its ideology on people—no matter how many it hurts.”
One advocate said the proposed Title X rule changes would force health-care providers to omit medically accurate information necessary for patients to make fully informed decision.
A spokesperson for Nixon’s campaign told Rewire.News in an email that the executive order is nearly identical to a similar bill the governor signed 18 months prior.
The lawsuit alleges that the University of Notre Dame improperly entered into a settlement agreement with the U.S. government that permits the school to deny its students, faculty, and staff contraceptive coverage, regardless of the rules of the ACA's birth control benefit.
“The evidence is clear that these laws do not boost employment, they simply kneecap unions and hurt workers’ wages,” said Janelle Jones, analyst at the Economic Policy Institute.