Saturday, March 28, 2009

Help Protect Conscience Rights for Health Care Workers.

imageUrgent Action Needed!

Join LCMS Life and Health Ministries in urging U.S. Health and Human Services to safeguard current regulations protecting health care workers’ “conscience rights.” HHS is accepting public comment until April 9 regarding the proposed repeal.

Laws established over the past 35 years guaranteeing health care workers’ freedom from religious and moral discrimination are under challenge after seven states and two pro-abortion groups filed suit. Foreseeing this possibility, the Bush administration attempted to shore up these protections in Dec. 2008, by issuing what’s become known as the “conscience rule.” The Obama administration has called for a repeal of this rule.

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