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Provider Conscience

Put Women's Health Back in the Picture

Meghan Rhoad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Meghan Rhoad

The Global Gag Rule withheld critical funds from organizations abroad which provided legal, voluntary abortions, counseled women about abortion, and engaged in advocacy for abortion rights.

Bush Abortion Rule Finalized Despite Opposition

ProPublica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A regulation has been finalized today, strengthening the government's power to inflict financial pain on any health provider discriminating against health workers who refuse to perform tasks they find morally objectionable.

Sens. Clinton and Murray Introduce Legislation to Block New HHS Refusal Rule

Emily Douglas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emily Douglas

The proposed HHS rule would require any health care entity that receives federal funds certify that none of its employees are required to assist with medical services they find objectionable.