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Abington Hospital Administrators Now Claim Abortion Was Not An Issue

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The attempted merger between Abington Hospital and a Catholic entity quickly tanked once it became public knowledge. Now Abington says it was actually just misunderstood.

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Opposing Religious Coercion in Health Care: The Defeat of the Abington Hospital Merger in Pennsylvania

Note received by Poley: "Thank you for speaking up on behalf of our rights!"

In Pennsylvania, organizing by community members and medical professionals helped defeat a merger between a Catholic hospital and a secular hospital system, thereby ensuring that women’s reproductive health care services are still offered.

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