Shockingly, Vox.com Is Misleading People About Trump, Religious Freedom, And The Contraceptive Mandate

In a sane version of the United States, legislation allowing religious groups the freedom to opt out of laws that would require them to violate their beliefs would be a mostly non-controversial story.

But this is 2017, and propagandists infect both sides of every debate.

A Trump administration regulation currently under consideration would protect religious groups from having to participate in the Department of Health and Human Services mandate requiring that they cover services like the morning-after pill.

“[T]he new rule would leave in place the religious ‘accommodation’ created by the Obama administration, making that route available to groups that choose to continue using it,” the pro-religious liberty group, the Becket Fund, explained this week, referring to the leaked proposal.

They added, “The new rule also makes it clear that insurers may issue separate policies to women whose employers are exempt from the mandate. … The contraceptive mandate issue has been to the Supreme Court five times, and each time the Supreme Court has ruled in favor of broader protections for religious groups.”

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