Trump Administration Plans Action Against California Over Abortion-Coverage Requirement
The Trump administration is planning on Friday to announce action against California over its requirement insurers cover abortions, according to two sources familiar with the planning.
The administration is expected to say that Californiaâ€™s requirement violates a federal law banning government entities that get federal money from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from discriminating against health-care organizations because they donâ€™t provide abortion or abortion coverage, the two people said. Health and Human Servicesâ€™ Office for Civil Rights has said states could be stripped of federal funding if they violate amendments that protect abortion opponents.
Californiaâ€™s requirement that private health insurance policies include abortion coverage was already challenged by the Catholic mission, the Missionary Guadalupanas of the Holy Spirit. A three-judge panel of the California Court...
What would it take for California to attempt to leave the Union? Would Progressives run there like rats seeking shelter if California were to declare itself independent? Or should the US return California to Mexico with an apology for the war in 1848-9?