Brown’s amendment from 2005 has everything to do with rape victims, and his attitude towards these women has everything to do with the upcoming special election.
Stanley Fish applies philosophy to the Provider Conscience Rule debate. He points out that Hobbes’s definition of “conscience” was almost exactly the opposite of the way we think of the word today. Hobbes looked to the word’s etymology—“to know in concert with one another”—to reason that the word could refer to public or common knowledge.
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.
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.
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.
Let’s get the facts straight: revisiting the Bush “conscience clause” rule does not mean that providers who object to performing abortions will have to provide them.
“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.
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.
The new HHS “conscience” rule is a prescription for health care chaos.
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.