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Burgess on Administration’s Action to Boost Conscience Protections


WASHINGTON, DC – Health Subcommittee Chairman, Rep. Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), today issued the following statement following the administration’s action allowing employers to claim a religious or moral objection to the birth control coverage mandate under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act:

“This is an important step to safeguard conscience protections and ensure no employer is forced to pay for services to which they object religiously or morally. I appreciate the administration’s step toward ensuring liberty for all employers.”


Health (115th Congress)
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