contraception-coverage

Pa.’s Fitzpatrick votes with Dems on bill guaranteeing contraception access

BY: - July 21, 2022

The bill is part of the Democrats' response to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that overturned the constitutional right to an abortion

‘Birth control is healthcare’: Democratic reps call for legislation to ensure access to contraception

BY: - October 29, 2020

Democratic State Reps. Leanne Krueger, Kevin Boyle, and Tina Davis say access to birth control is a right — not a privilege. They slammed the Trump administration for its efforts to curtail equitable contraceptive coverage during COVID-19, arguing that such measures disproportionately impact women of color, and urged the Pennsylvania Legislature to prioritize the passage […]

In Supreme Court appearance, Shapiro’s office argues against Trump birth control rules

BY: and - May 6, 2020

The Obama-era health care law requires employer-provided insurance plans to cover birth control, but the Trump administration finalized new rules that expand exemptions to employers based on religious or moral beliefs.