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Refusing To Cover Birth Control Pills On One’s Health Insurance

There is a lot of controversy over the US Supreme Court ruling saying that private companies can decline to pay for birth control for women if they have religious problems with proving birth control for employees. I will not debate the merits of the ruling. I will tell you some very practical consideration that all of you ladies taking birth control pills know. They are very expensive! I have seen prices of up to $200 US per month. If one’s health insurance does not cover such things it put an additional burden on the family.

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About tatamkuluafrica

I am a man who has lived n 6 of the 7 continents. I first arrived in Africa on April 18, 1981. Africa has been a part of my life since. I spent 8 months living in a Xhosa village in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. I was given he nickname Tatamkulu Africa. In Xhosa it means "Grandfather Africa." In April of 1994 I was allowed to vote in the first democratic election in South Africa..I was honored to be part of such a historical moment. It was a beautiful and a magical day.

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