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Conscience protections - Latest News
Nov 6, 2019 - 01:00 pm .- Judge Paul Engelmayer of the Southern District of New York vacated the HHS rule in a 146-page decision, issued Wednesday.
Oct 15, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- The Obama-era regulation would require most doctors throughout the country to perform gender-transition surgeries upon request, despite any conscience-based or prudential objections.
Sep 19, 2019 - 01:00 pm .- New poll results show that a large majority of Americans believe that healthcare professionals should not be forced to provide procedures that violate their moral beliefs. 
Mar 19, 2018 - 03:13 pm .- A bill in the British Parliament would clarify the rights of conscientious objection for medical professionals, protecting them from participating in medical procedures to which their beliefs are opposed.
Mar 14, 2018 - 03:55 pm .- The U.S. bishops have voiced their strong support for a bill protecting individuals and institutions from discrimination by the federal government based on their beliefs about marriage, regardless of what those beliefs are.
May 29, 2015 - 03:13 pm .- An Illinois bill that some say threatens the conscience rights of medical providers is currently under consideration in the state’s general assembly.
May 1, 2015 - 05:23 pm .- Knights of Columbus head Carl Anderson questioned the Obama Administration’s policies in a speech at Notre Dame University, six years after the president promised conscience protections and common ground on issues such as abortion.
Mar 12, 2015 - 03:28 pm .- Religious freedom battles continue to take place in courtrooms around the country, but in the court of public opinion, religious liberty wins easily.
Feb 22, 2015 - 06:08 am .- Just because you may oppose abortion doesn’t mean you should be denied comprehensive health care coverage, according to Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore and Cardinal Sean O’Malley of Boston.
May 7, 2013 - 05:00 pm .- An Illinois-based Bible publisher has secured temporary relief from the federal contraception mandate after the Obama administration asked an appellate court to dismiss its challenge to a preliminary injunction.
May 7, 2013 - 04:02 pm .- Officials from the Bishops’ Conference of Colombia have urged Catholics to adhere to Church teaching in the face of potential same-sex unions and a movement towards a secular nation.  
Mar 21, 2013 - 05:12 pm .- Despite proposals to modify the federal contraception mandate, the U.S. bishops said that the regulation is still unacceptable due to its narrow view of religion and resulting violations of religious liberty.
Mar 11, 2013 - 05:11 pm .- Writing from Rome just a few days before the Papal conclave, Cardinal Sean O’Malley of Boston called on members of Congress to support stronger religious freedom protections in health care.
Mar 5, 2013 - 05:54 pm .- Members of Congress and individuals who have been forced to violate their consciences came together to stress the need for a federal law protecting religious freedom in the field of health care.
Mar 4, 2013 - 05:06 pm .- More than a dozen federal legislators have written to Congressional leaders calling for stronger conscience protections to be included in the upcoming government funding bills.
Feb 18, 2013 - 05:05 pm .- In anticipation of upcoming legislation, Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore urged the nation’s lawmakers to work this year “to restore a tradition on rights of conscience in health care.”