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Supreme Court sides with Trump in birth control case


The Supreme Court ruled today that the Trump administration acted properly when it allowed more employers - who cite a religious or moral objection - to opt out of covering birth control. 

Lori Carpentier is the President of Planned Parenthood of Michigan. She says the high court’s decision will mean fewer women will be able afford contraception.

“I can tell you that for people who are living paycheck to paycheck and below what we believe to be minimum wage standards are really gonna struggle with this and some will choose to go without it.”

Carpentier says without insurance coverage…women will pay between 70 and 100 dollars per month for birth control. 

Federal estimates say… the Trump administration rule changes would cause at least 70-thousand women to lose contraception coverage.