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January 15, 2019

Judge blocks employer birth control coverage options in Illinois, 12 other states

Judge blocks employer birth control coverage options in Illinois, 12 other states
Sunday, U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam temporarily blocked Trump administration rules allowing employers to refuse to provide free birth control from taking effect Monday in 13 states - and because Madigan signed onto the lawsuit, Illinois is one of the states to which the ruling applies.

While plaintiffs argued employers should not interfere with women's healthcare, they insisted employers should be forced to provide free health insurance coverage for employees that includes birth control - some methods of which  can cause abortions. 

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