Lawmakers copied and pasted Planned Parenthood abortion mandate
Three churches filed a notice of appeal Thursday with the 9th Circuit in their complaint against the California Department of Managed Health Care‚Äôs requirement.
The emails obtained by Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys who represent the churches show Planned Parenthood demanding the agency require that the health plans of religious organizations include coverage for abortion, regardless of moral or conscientious objections.
ADF argues the state, up to that point, recognized that religious groups should not be subject to such requirements.
Planned Parenthood, the emails show, threatened to promote its own legislative ‚Äúsolution‚ÄĚ if the agency didn‚Äôt act....