A separate regulation issued by the Trump administration creates a new exemption from the requirement that employers offer contraceptive coverage.
Like Reagan before him, Trump is deploying the infamous "welfare queen" myth to justify shredding the safety net. The results of the last welfare "reform" were devastating.
Nicole Aschoff is a sociologist and writer living in the Boston area. She is a contributing editor at Jacobin magazine and she blogs at thisgameisrigged.wordpress.com.