The ACA and contraceptive coverage

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FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2016, file photo, a one-month dosage of hormonal birth control pills is displayed in Sacramento, Calif.  The Trump administration’s new birth control rule is raising questions among some doctors and researchers. They say it overlooks known benefits of contraception while selectively citing data that raise doubts about effectiveness and safety. Recently issued rules allow more employers to opt out of covering birth control as a preventive benefit for women under former President Barack Obama’s health care law.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2016, file photo, a one-month dosage of hormonal birth control pills is displayed in Sacramento, Calif. The Trump administration’s new birth control rule is raising questions among some doctors and researchers. They say it overlooks known benefits of contraception while selectively citing data that raise doubts about effectiveness and safety. Recently issued rules allow more employers to opt out of covering birth control as a preventive benefit for women under former President Barack Obama’s health care law.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Guests: Allison Hoffman

The Trump administration had another setback in the courts this week, this time around the Affordable Care Act and its birth control coverage. A federal judge in Philadelphia stopped the administration’s new rule that expanded the employer exemptions from covering contraception on religious and moral grounds.  ALLISON HOFFMAN, professor of law at University of Pennsylvania Law School, explains the significant of the ruling.

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