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Dept. of Health and Hallowed Services

Once laws were designed to allow those who objected to abstain from participating in abortions. But Secretary Leavitt’s clear intent now is to allow these laws to apply to a larger set of health care services.

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Leavitt Misrepresents to Justify Proposed Regulation

The American Board of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has clearly stated that certification is not at issue if a provider refuses to perform or refer for abortion. But HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt continues to cite this certification as justification for his new regulations.

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