by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 12/14/18, 11:46 am
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday partially blocked the enforcement of temporary rules that brought relief to businesses and organizations with religious objections to providing abortifacients and contraceptives to their employees. In 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services issued temporary rules to exempt any employer with a religious or moral objection from the Obamacare mandate requiring employee healthcare plans to include coverage of birth control.