- The Washington Times - Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Planned Parenthood launched Monday a text helpline for women who have lost or will lose birth control coverage due to last week’s Hobby Lobby decision.

Women can now text “birth control” to 69866 to report an employer’s refusal to pay for contraception coverage and receive information about how to get access to free birth control, The Hill reported.

“No woman should lose access to birth control because her boss doesn’t approve of it,” Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood Action Fund, said in a press release. “We’re hearing from women across the country who are concerned and confused about what these court rulings mean for them, so we’re launching a text helpline to get people information and assistance quickly.”

The Supreme Court ruled last week that some employers could deny workers contraception coverage if it violated the employer’s religious beliefs.

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