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Contemporary Threats To Healthcare Freedom of Conscience

By Denise M. Burke, AUL Vice President & Legal Director

Over the last few decades, abortion advocates and others have launched a concerted campaign to force hospitals, healthcare institutions, health insurers, and individual healthcare providers to provide, refer for, or pay for elective abortions, abortifacient drugs, contraceptives, assisted reproductive procedures such as in vitro fertilization, and sterilizations. Their determined effort to eviscerate the concept of individual conscience and the freedom to follow one’s religious, moral or ethical beliefs from the medical profession has resulted in the following: [more]

This article originally appeared at the Culture of Life Foundation website http://www.culture-of-life.org.