ABC News' Jake Tapper is reporting that the White House will announce an "accommodation" for religious organizations upset over the controversial rule requiring health insurance providers to cover birth control. Tapper says that it will involve some way for the health insurance companies to provide the birth control themselves, since its actually cheaper for them to do that than provide services for unwanted pregnancies. But sources also insist that the administration is not backing away from the goal of making sure all women employees have birth control that is covered by insurance, but this sounds like a reasonable compromise that allows groups like the Catholic Church to say they aren't paying for contraceptives. The formal announcement should come later today, possibly from the president himself.
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