|Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker|
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The Weldon Amendment ensures that federal appropriations to the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education may not be issued to any government that discriminates against a “health care entity,” including an insurance plan sponsor, on the basis that it does not provide health insurance coverage of abortion.
“We are confident that the Office for Civil Rights will take our complaint seriously,” Thomas More Society attorney Michael McHale said. “Federal law clearly prohibits this brazen attempt to encroach upon our rights conscience. We urge immediate intervention to halt this illegal mandate.”
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