Contraceptive Mandate in U.S. in Limbo Awaiting Action by New Administration


Catholic groups in the U.S. are breathing a sigh of relief after the recent presidential election, since they were being required to pay for abortion-causing drugs, sterilizations, and contraceptives as part of Obamacare or face ruinous fines. Catholics had been paying particular attention to the Little Sisters of the Poor, an order caring for the impoverished elderly, face-to-face with the mandate. Though nothing has been said yet, the new administration, it seems very likely, will put an end to the mandate.


I could be wrong but I think I read that Trump could put an end to this mandate by executive order. Hope he can do that as soon as possible after being inaugurated!


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