The Obama administration’s contraception mandate takes effect Wednesday to cheers from liberal women’s groups and protest from religious freedom advocates.
Tuesday the administration heralded the implementation of eight facets of Obamacare’s preventative-care coverage for women, the contraceptive mandate among them.
“President Obama is moving our country forward by giving women control over their health care,” Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said in a statement. “This law puts women and their doctors, not insurance companies or the government, in charge of health care decisions.”
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