In recent years, dozens of lawyers have been forced into prison, out of the country, or worse. Yet despite these outrages, and the fraud schemes they're associated with, not a thing is being done to stop this.
By challenging this longstanding system of benign neglect, bishops and zealots may believe they will achieve ideological purity. What they are actually doing is jeopardizing Catholic hospitals and public health.
The treatment of a pregnant Tallahassee mother, Samantha Burton, by her obstetrician may well rank among the most egregious abuses perpetrated against a patient by her caregiver since the triumph of the patients' rights movement.