• New HHS department created to protect religious freedom

    New HHS department created to protect religious freedom

    • Jan 19, 2018

    A new division at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will work to ensure the protection of religious freedom and conscience rights for Americans, government officials announced Thursday.

  • Supreme Court to hear case on free speech and crisis pregnancy centers

    Supreme Court to hear case on free speech and crisis pregnancy centers

    • Nov 17, 2017

    The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case challenging a California law that says crisis pregnancy centers must post notices about the availability of abortion and contraceptive services and provide a referral number for them in areas where they will be clearly seen on paper that is “at least 8.5 inches by 11 inches and written in no less than 22-point type.” Centers that fail to comply are subject to fines.

  • Groups urge passage of law protecting conscientious objection to abortion

    Groups urge passage of law protecting conscientious objection to abortion

    • Nov 9, 2017

    The Conscience Protection Act is aimed at protecting individual physicians, nurses or other health care professionals who refuse to assist in abortions when asked to do so by their employers. According to the wording of the bill, it protects various entities, including applicants to or participants in training programs for the health professions who refuse to participate in an abortion.

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