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Explainer: Why Did the Bishops Object to Proposed Changes to a Contraceptive Mandate?

Image Point Under the proposed revision, secular opponents who have philosophical qualms with abortifacient drugs, even if they are explicitly pro-life organizations, could be forced to provide health care coverage for these services.

Many pro-life Americans objected to the mandate, particularly because it forced certain organizations and businesses to provide medical coverage for abortion-inducing drugs.