If new HHS regulations are adopted, family planning service providers could be forced to hire people who have moral objections to contraception and would be unable to discipline employees who refuse to provide birth control.
New HHS regulations will do nothing to contribute to the universal goal of reducing the number of unintended pregnancies.
According to new HHS regulations, you can have an “abortion” without even being pregnant.
Every one of the major professional associations representing health care providers who treat women and girls have signed a letter to HHS Secretary Michael Leavitt opposing draft regulations restricting access to birth control.
The Bush administration is proposing sweeping new restrictions on recipients of health-related federal funding. Click here to send a letter to Secretary Leavitt and
demand that these draft regulations never come to fruition. And read more about the new regulations here.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has drafted regulations that would re-define contraception as abortion and prioritize “religiously held objections” to providing contraception over women’s rights and health.
John McCain hasn’t been able to give straight answers on birth control yet in his campaign. What would he say about proposed Bush regulations that could discourage doctors and health clinics from providing women with access to contraception?
The Department of Health and Human Services Monday released a proposal that allows any federal grant recipient to obstruct a woman’s access to contraception. In order to do this, the Department is attempting to redefine many forms of contraception as abortion.