Texas Renews Effort to Fight Contraception Rule

Birth control is now covered under all employers' health plans, but on Friday, Texas renewed its effort to revoke that rule.

Texas, six other states, two individuals and three Catholic organizations filed an appeal to challenge the decision of a federal judge in Nebraska, who dismissed their lawsuit earlier this summer.  

"The Obama Administration is trampling on religious liberty and violating the U.S. Constitution by forcing private citizens and faith-based organizations to purchase health insurance coverage that conflicts with their religious beliefs,” Attorney General Greg Abbott said in a prepared statement. “The very first amendment to our ...

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