Notre Dame Is Dropping Birth Control Coverage For Students, Employees

Notre Dame is the “first and most important employer publicly to take advantage” of the rollback, The Los Angeles Times says.

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Notre Dame is the “first and most important employer publicly to take advantage” of the rollback, The Los Angeles Times says.

Michael Conroy/AP

The University of Notre Dame will no longer provide birth control coverage to students and employees, taking advantage of the Trump administration’s decision to weaken the Affordable Care Act’s birth control mandate.

As Indiana Public Media notes, the Catholic university previously “made the coverage available through a third-party service separate from the rest of its health insurance and attempted to sue for the right to not offer the coverage at all.”

That lawsuit, against the Obama administration, was unsuccessful.

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