“Universities should not be allowed to use religion to deny women access to birth control,” said AU President and CEO Rachel Laser. “The Trump-Pence administration and the University of Notre Dame conspired in secret dealings to take away insurance coverage for women’s reproductive healthcare. This lawsuit aims to get it back.”
Americans United for Separation of Church and State today sharply criticized U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions for citing the Bible to defend the Trump administration’s policy of separating families at the border with Mexico.
Americans United on May 29 urged a federal appeals court to affirm a preliminary injunction that blocks the Trump administration’s rules that would allow employers and universities to cite religious or moral objections as justification to deny employees and students insurance coverage for contraceptives.