Millennials Must Move Beyond #HandsOffMyBirthControl To #HandsOffMyHealthInsurance Staff
Posted: Dec 03, 2013 10:17 AM
Recently, #HandsOffMyBirthControl trended on Twitter. It was a response to the Supreme Court’s decision to look into whether for-profit corporations must provide insurance covering birth control, even if they oppose birth control on religious grounds. Unfortunately, these short-sighted Tweets are missing the point. Religious business owners have their “hands” on birth control due to a fundamental problem with the American health insurance market. It’s a problem which predates most Millennials’ political consciousness, and a problem ObamaCare codified instead of fixed.