Sen. Cantwell Statement on Trump Administration Rollback of Contraceptive Access

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) released the following statement in response to the news that the Trump Administration has issued a rule restricting the contraceptive coverage available under the Affordable Care Act. The move threatens access to affordable contraceptives for hundreds of thousands of women.

“Women cannot be discriminated against by employers who want to cherry-pick essential benefits. Today’s rule continues this Administration’s troubling rollback of women’s health and rights,” said Senator Cantwell. “I will continue working with my colleagues to safeguard access to vital preventive health care, including birth control.”