Do you think it’s fair that doctors should be forced to perform abortions against their beliefs? Or that taxpayers should be forced to pay for them?
If the answer is NO, please send a comment to the Department of Health and Human Services today!
A little background: In June, the Trump Administration took steps to protect life and religious freedom by correcting an Obamacare rule. Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) bans sex discrimination in federally-funded health programs and activities. But after the ACA became law, the Obama Administration issued rules that wrongly interpreted “sex” in section 1557 to include “termination of pregnancy” and also “gender identity.” This put health care providers who do not consider abortion or “gender transition” procedures to be appropriate medical care—and health plans that do not cover these procedures—unfairly at risk of being charged with sex discrimination! Read more.
It is important that we share our support for these proposed rules with HHS! The deadline for submitting comments is Tuesday, August 13 before midnight ET.
More background information is here.