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Many pro-life Americans objected to the mandate, particularly because it forced certain organizations and businesses to provide medical coverage for abortion-inducing drugs.


President Joe Biden’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is working to expand access to contraceptives and abortion-inducing drugs by changing rules that guide a contraceptive mandate in the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The change, which just moved past the public comment period, has received criticism from the U.S. Catholic bishops.

What is the ACA Contraceptive Mandate?

Under the Affordable Care Act, often dubbed ObamaCare, most employers must include coverage of certain contraceptive services in health care plans offered to employees at no out-of-pocket cost to the employee. This includes some abortifacient drugs, which are abortion-inducing contraceptives used shortly after a woman becomes pregnant. …

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