When The Trump Administration Enacts New Health Care Religious Freedom Rule, Weiser Will Sue

Colorado will again sue the Trump administration, this time to challenge an impending rule that aims to protect health care workers who object to performing certain services on grounds of religion or conscience.

Weiser told Colorado Matters that he’s suing because the new rule is “over broad” and could “hurt patients,” but if the state does not enforce the rule, the federal government could withhold $6.5 billion earmarked for Colorado health care.

Since Weiser took office in January, Colorado has joined several lawsuits against the Trump administration, including suits over federal rules restricting birth control coverage under the Affordable Care Act and for money withheld over immigration enforcement.

Read the full article at Colorado Public Radio.