In 7-2 Decision, SCOTUS Upholds Trump Administration Rule Allowing Religious Exemptions to Birth Control Coverage

In 7-2 Decision, SCOTUS Upholds Trump Administration Rule Allowing Religious Exemptions to Birth Control Coverage

On Wednesday, July 8, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Trump Administration’s rule that would allow employers to opt out of requirements to provide contraceptive coverage to employees due to religious or moral objections. In a 7-2 decision, the Court sided with religious employers, saying that compelling them to cover contraception would “substantially burden a person’s… (LaRosa, July 8, 2020) #Affordable Care Act, #Insurance Coverage, #Social Determinants of Health, #Women’s Health