Buried beneath the crushing weight of the debt-ceiling debate, one important health-care law provision was announced especially quietly today. Beginning next August, private insurers will be required to offer women a number of prescriptions and services, including birth control, without charging them co-pays or other out-of-pocket fees. There is a loophole: An exception has been proposed that will allow religious institutions that offer insurance to their employees the right to refuse to include birth control. [WP]
It’s not time for finger-pointing. We know the problem. It’s been years of neglect, and in many cases it’s been these radical environmentalists that want nature to take its course.…You know what? This is on them.