This is why judges matter. Remember when President Trump granted a moral and religious exemption for the HHS contraception mandate? Well, a federal judge blocked Trump’s order.
A federal judge in Pennsylvania temporarily blocked the Trump administration’s recent rules allowing moral and religious exceptions for ObamaCare’s birth control requirement.
The injunction comes after state Attorney General Josh Shapiro filed a lawsuit against the administration, arguing the changes to the mandate undermine women’s health.
Judge Wendy Beetlestone ruled that the state is “likely to suffer serious and irreparable harm in the absence of a preliminary injunction.”