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Report: Trump Administration Poised to Reverse HHS Contraceptive Mandate

The Trump administration is poised to fulfill a long-awaited promise to many Americans by reversing Obamacare’s mandate that requires most employers to provide free contraception to their workers through health insurance plans, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reports.

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Planned Parenthood: Birth Control Must Be Free for Women

With talk of another Republican healthcare plan on the horizon, Planned Parenthood is eager to ensure birth control remains free for women while the group itself can be reimbursed – for the contraception it distributes – by the federal government and insurance companies.

A health worker teaches women how to properly use a intra uterine device (IUD) during the World Population Day in Manila July 11, 2008.

Feminist Activists: Get Birth Control Now Before Donald Trump Takes Office

Feminist publications, including Elle, are advocating that women who choose to rely on taxpayer funding for their birth control get intrauterine devices (IUDs) inserted now – before Trump takes office – with the hope they’ll last until the next president is elected in 2020. Birth control can cost as little as under $10 per month when savvy women consumers use websites such as GoodRx and WeRx to scout out the best prices and coupons.