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Texas Attorney General Defends Hospital That Employed ‘Sociopathic’ Neurosurgeon

Greg Abbott wants to defend a state statute that Texas hospital patients say prevents them from being able to hold hospitals, and the doctors they grant privileges to, accountable when they practice bad medicine.

Greg Abbott wants to defend a state statute that Texas hospital patients say prevents them from being able to hold hospitals, and the doctors they grant privileges to, accountable when they practice bad medicine.

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Religious Voices Weigh in on Conscience

While some religious groups do oppose rescinding the conscience rule, many support it because of their concern that it could be harmful to health care and counter-productive to efforts to reduce unintended pregnancies.

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Let’s Support Change We Can Believe In

With more and more families losing their health insurance and having difficulty accessing health care at all, Bush’s HHS rule that limits access to health services is unconscionable. We must all speak up for patients’ rights.

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White House Releases Draft Rule Rescinding Right-to-Refuse Regulation

Let’s see some proof, the Obama administration said, in essence, today, to those who claimed that health care providers desperately needed further protection to prevent discrimination based on their religious objection to providing abortion care.

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Mandated HIV Testing: Can We Ethically Warrant the Imposition of Healthy Choices?

The only correct vote on the Colorado bill to mandate HIV testing for pregnant women was cast by an ignorant bigot for all the wrong reasons.

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Roundup: “Abortion Reduction” a Priority for White House Office of Faith-Based Partnerships

“Abortion Reduction” to be priority for the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships; replacing Daschle; Spain defends plan to liberalize abortion law to the Vatican; Kenyan woman tells BBC about her illegal abortion; University of Wisconsin hospital board votes in favor of abortion clinic.

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House Committee Holds Hearing on HHS Provider Conscience Regulation

The Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law of the House Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing today on the Bush administration’s midnight regulations, including the Department of Health and Human Services’s “provider conscience” regulation.

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What Were They Thinking?

The new HHS “conscience” rule is a prescription for health care chaos.

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Democrats Eye Overturning Bush’s Provider Conscience Expansion

Democratic policymakers vowing to overturn a controversial new Bush administration rule that could limit women’s reproductive health options have several tools at their disposal to do so -– but party leaders aren’t revealing which they favor.

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Stop HHS Regulations: Sign the Petition!

President Bush’s provider conscience expansion is set to go into effect January 18, but the National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association has launched a petition to block the new regulation.

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