This has Mike Pence’s greasy theocratic thumbprints all over it:
On Wednesday, the Office of Management quietly posted this seemingly innocuous item to its website. It’s a notice that a new rule governing “certain preventive services under the Affordable Care Act” is one layer of approval away from being enacted. Some say the contraceptive mandate is likely in its crosshairs.
The Affordable Care Act categorizes contraception as “preventive services” that insurance companies must provide to patients at no cost, and the Trump administration has made no secret that this provision has had a target on it from Day 1. Wednesday’s notice indicates that the rule (again, not being shared with the public) is an “interim final rule,” which in layman’s terms means the rule has passed through every step of the approval process and only needs to be rubber-stamped by the OMB. Once that happens, it will be posted to the federal register and become effective immediately.
But you know it will all work out in the end because Mike Pence’s God Loves You. Except for you unmarried lady sluts who will pay for having unmarried wild monkey sex of which Mike Pence does not approve.
Gentlemen, your boner pills remain discounted. For Jeebus.