AUL Legal Team: First Amendment Freedom of Conscience Trampled as Abortion Industry Pay-Out Begins

No longer a looming deadline, the Obama Administration’s anti-life, conscience-killing mandate goes into effect today. Your First Amendment guarantee of freedom of conscience is taking a hit, regardless of whether or not your insurance plan is one of the mandate’s August victims.

Last year, the Obama Administration’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), under the clear influence of Planned Parenthood, announced that it was defining the “preventive services” provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to include “all FDA approved contraceptives.” As AUL has repeatedly documented, adopting such a broad definition forces private health insurance plans to fully-cover, without a co-pay, life-ending drugs and devices, including ella, an abortion-inducing drug. [Continue Reading…]

Originally posted at Americans United for Life