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Buzzfeed announces Americans United's plan to sue over the Trump administrations new rules that allow employers and universities to stop providing access to contraception insurance coverage to students and employees.
USA TODAY/Indianapolis Star quotes Americans United's Legal Director Richard Katskee about new Trump administration rules that allow employers and universities to stop providing access to contraception insurance coverage to students and employees.
The Board of Trustees of Americans United for Separation of Church and State today announced that Rachel K. Laser, an attorney with extensive experience in nonprofit advocacy, has been named the organization’s new executive director.
Today, Americans United for Separation of Church and State (AU) and the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC), joined by co-counsel Dentons, withdrew their legal challenge to the Trump administration’s interim final rules allowing virtually any employer or university to refuse to provide birth control coverage based on religious or moral objections.
The Trump administration today issued a rule aimed at allowing healthcare workers to use religion as a reason to deny patients medical care. The move comes in the wake of the administration’s Jan. 18 decision to create a Conscience and Religious Freedom Division in the Office for Civil Rights of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The new office will be tasked with enforcing today’s rule.