Trump appeals California judge's curb on birth control rules
February 16, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice is appealing a California judge's decision to temporarily block new Trump administration rules allowing more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women.
Lawyers filed the notice of appeal to the 9th District Court of Appeals on Friday, nearly two months after Oakland-based U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam blocked the changes to President Barack Obama's health care law.
The Obama appointee said the Trump administration failed to follow notice and public comment requirements before implementing the changes. A feder...