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Governor Walker’s Secret Attack on Birth Control

Yesterday we received the stunning news that Governor Walker has decided that the Office of the Insurance Commissioner (OIC) will no longer enforce our state contraceptive mandate, which ensures that employers provide contraceptive coverage to their employees. The Walker administration is using the Supreme Court’s recent Hobby Lobby ruling to justify their choice. But don’t be fooled: our contraceptive mandate was not impacted by Burwell v. Hobby Lobby and there is no reason to stop enforcing the state law. Governor Walker’s conduct, while not surprising, is outrageous. Either he has… Read more Governor Walker’s Secret Attack on Birth Control