Now that Roe v. Wade has been undone, Justice Clarence Thomas wants to revisit outlawing contraception altogether.

This one-two punch to the gut of personal choice set off screeching alarm bells in the White House. One of President Biden’s first post-Roe actions was to convene a meeting between insurers and two of his cabinet members to underscore the need to preserve insurance coverage for contraceptives.

The cabinet members–Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra and Labor Secretary Marty Walsh–met with 14 representatives of insurers and payers. Their message: Stand firm behind payments for contraceptive methods. Such payments are guaranteed under the Accountable Care Act promulgated by the Obama Administration.

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