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Catholics fight proposal to oblige hospitals to provide ‘morning after pill’
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.- Catholics have taken up the fight against a proposal in the Connecticut state legislature that would require all hospitals — including Catholic hospitals — to provide the emergency contraceptive Plan B, or the morning after pill, to rape victims.

Hartford priest Fr. John Gatzak said he understands the trauma of rape but insists Plan B should not be forced on Catholic hospitals.

"In no case can a Catholic hospital initiate or provide anything which is going to remove or prevent the implantation of a fertilized ovum," Fr. Gatzak told News Channel 8.

"The Church cannot condone a wrong by providing for another wrong," he added.

Administrators at rape crisis centers are arguing that it's unethical for Catholic hospitals to deny rape victims this treatment.

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November 24, 2014

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