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Colorado Agency Won’t Investigate Complaint Against Catholic Hospital That Banned Doctor From Discussing Abortion

Stethoscope on Bible

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment ruled Wednesday it lacks the authority to investigate a complaint, filed by the ACLU of Colorado, alleging that a rural hospital illegally mandated a staff doctor not to discuss abortion with patients.

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Doctor Who Alleged His Hospital Illegally Bans Abortion Discussion: ‘Everyone Has Been Very Supportive’

A Colorado cardiologist says "everyone is acting in a very adult and mature manner" since the American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado filed a complaint in November alleging that a rural Catholic hospital illegally prohibits doctors from discussing abortion with their patients.

A Colorado cardiologist says “everyone is acting in a very adult and mature manner” since the American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado filed a complaint in November alleging that a rural Catholic hospital illegally prohibits doctors from discussing abortion with their patients.

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Colorado ACLU Files Complaint Against Catholic Hospital Over Anti-Abortion Discussion Policy

The ACLU of Colorado has filed a complaint with a state agency alleging that a rural Catholic hospital is in violation of both federal and state law by directing its doctors not to discuss abortion with patients, even when pregnancy threatens the life of the pregnant person.

The ACLU of Colorado has filed a complaint with a state agency alleging that a rural Catholic hospital is in violation of both federal and state law by directing its doctors not to discuss abortion with patients, even when pregnancy threatens the life of the pregnant person.

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Colorado Supreme Court Punts on Fetal Rights, Rejects Catholic Health Case

Jeremy Stodghill in a January 2013 interview with TCI.

Attorney arguments for major Catholic health provider may set precedent bolstering arguments against fetal personhood.

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Birth Control and “The Myth of the Judeo-Christian Tradition”

Torah and jad - exhibits in Big Synagogue Museum, Wlodawa - Poland.

Many U.S. rabbis and ministers have long recognized the moral wisdom of ensuring wide availability of safe and effective birth control.

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In Malpractice Case, Catholic Hospital Argues Fetuses Aren’t People

(Mark Coggins/flickr)

Lawsuit against Catholic Health Initiatives appealed to Colorado Supreme Court.

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Pope Benedict and Condoms: a Touchy Subject

The payoff for getting into debates with today’s Catholic hierarchy seems pretty low.

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Bishops vs. Nuns: Who Spoke for the Catholic Church in 2010?

From health care reform to the life-saving abortion for a young mother in Phoenix, the Catholic Church hierachy has been deeply divided with nuns on one side and bishops on the other.

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Roundup: Evangelicals Seek Common Ground On Contraception

Could common ground finally be reached between the religous and the secular when it comes to preventing unwanted pregnancies?

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Religious Tyranny Shames Religion

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has debased itself by turning into a lobbying group of the most aggressive and inappropriate sort.

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