NY Senator Pushes Back on President’s Birth Control Healthcare Rules

New York’s Junior Senator is lashing out at President Trump’s decision to allow more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women by claiming religious or moral objections. The President announced the new policy earlier this month, a long-anticipated revision to the Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare.” In a video posted on Facebook last week, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand said women should be able to make their own decisions about their reproductive healthcare…

Audio Clip: Kirsten Gillibrand 

The administration estimated that some 200 employers who have already voiced objections to the Obama-era policy would qualify for the expanded opt-out, and that 120,000 women would be affected.

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