ACLU sues Trump over rollback of Obamacare birth control mandate

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) says it will sue President Donald Trump’s administration over its decision to roll back birth control mandate issued by the Obama administration under the Affordable Care Act.

The ACLU argues in its lawsuit that the rule, which took effect immediately, violates the US Constitution by promoting discrimination against women seeking reproductive care.

The attorney general of California, Xavier Becerra, and attorney general of Massachusetts, Maura Healey, filed lawsuits to block the new rules.

Both said the rules violated the First Amendment, which bars government action “respecting an establishment of religion.”

The attorneys general from Virginia and Oregon also said they were looking into legal options to fight the move.

The Center for Reproductive Rights said it is “prepared to fight these discriminatory and unconstitutional restrictions in court.”

But some conservatives and religious groups…

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