Arizona Law Could Allow Employers to Fire Workers for Using Birth Control

The ACLU worries that would violate a person's right to privacy.

By Jorge Rivas Mar 14, 2012

Arizona’s HB 2625 is a radical proposal that would allow employers to claim they have the right to fire employees for using birth control, according to an [ACLU petition ]( circulated. The bill, which would also allow employers to refuse to provide insurance coverage for contraception, sailed right through the state’s Senate Judiciary Committee. This bill has already made it through the House side and now is advancing on the Senate side.