Over the weekend Professor Leslie Gielow Jacobs – Director, Capital Center for Law & Policy – appeared on KCRA 3 News to discuss the latest legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act. Her comments from the story are below.

On what to expect from the Appeals Court hearing the decision holding the Affordable Care Act

On Friday, numerous federal agencies announced new rules that allow employers to opt out of providing no-cost contraceptives to employees by claiming religious or moral objections. California law blunts, but not entirely, the impact of this rule change.  California’s Contraceptive Coverage Equity Act of 2014 requires private and Medicaid managed care plans