Fall in line or get out of medicine?

Religious Liberty | White House expands medical conscience protections while pro-abortion lobby tries to roll them back
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 5/28/19, 06:11 pm

As the Trump administration works to expand medical workers’ religious liberty protections, states across the country are pushing back by trying to force doctors and nurses to fall in line with modern sexual ethics.

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Basic care

Life | French appeals court rules doctors cannot deprive Vincent Lambert of food and fluid
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 5/28/19, 04:37 pm

In a last-minute intervention, a French appeals court ruled that 42-year old Vincent Lambert’s doctors must resume giving him food and water, to the dismay of Lambert’s wife but to the relief of his devout Catholic parents and pro-life advocates.

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Supreme Court upholds Indiana’s abortion burial requirements

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 5/28/19, 12:27 pm

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld an Indiana law requiring abortion providers to treat aborted babies’ bodies in the same way as other human remains. The court in the 7-2 ruling said Indiana can require providers to either bury or cremate the bodies, reversing a federal appeals court ruling. In the majority opinion, Justice Clarence Thomas wrote that the Indiana provision promotes “a state’s compelling interest in preventing abortion from becoming a tool of modern-day eugenics.” Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor dissented.

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