A federal judge in Philadelphia has granted Pennsylvania’s bid for an injunction against the Trump administration’s rules easing the contraceptive coverage mandate under the Affordable Care Act.

U.S. District Judge Wendy Beetlestone of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania halted the so-called moral exemption rule and the religious exemption rule, which allow employers to opt out of offering no-cost contraceptive coverage based on sincerely-held religious beliefs or moral convictions. The federal defendants argued the rules are intended to permit a small number of religious objectors to opt out of covering birth control because the requirement would impose a substantial burden on their religious practices. But Pennsylvania argued the exemptions would allow almost any employer to withhold insurance coverage for contraceptives, impacting millions of Americans.

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