This month, 41 Democrats introduced a bill with a simple mission: It would undo the Trump administration’s recent change to the Affordable Care Act that paves the way for virtually any employer to deny its employees access to contraception without a copayment. Before President Donald Trump’s new guidance, the law required nearly all employers to offer workers health insurance plans that include contraception without cost. But the new rules, effective immediately after the announcement, allow any employer to request that the government let it opt out based on religious or moral objections.
"Birth Control Fuels Economic Growth" is from the October 29, 2017 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Bryce Covert and narrated by Kristi Burns.