Catholics slam ‘lawless’ HHS ‘transgender mandate’

Catholics slam ‘lawless’ HHS ‘transgender mandate’

CNA—Catholic groups and legal experts denounced the Biden administration’s notice on Monday that it would prohibit denial of gender-transition procedures in health care. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Monday issued a notice that it would include, as unlawful sex discrimination, “discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation” as well as “on…

Federal judge in NY blocks conscience protection rule for healthcare workers

Federal judge in NY blocks conscience protection rule for healthcare workers

New York City, N.Y., Nov 6, 2019-(CNA)—A federal judge in New York overturned the Trump administration’s conscience protection rule for health care workers on Wednesday. The “Protecting Statutory Conscience Rights in Health Care” rule was finalized by the Department of Health and Human Services in May and set to go into effect on Nov. 22.…

HHS delays new conscience rights protections

HHS delays new conscience rights protections

CNA—A rule to protect the conscience rights of medical professionals will be delayed until the end of November, the Department of Health and Human Services announced July 1.  The administration said that the new rule, which would cover doctors and other medical practitioners objecting to procedures like abortion, sterilization, or facilitating euthanasia, is being held…

Catholic Medical Association Applauds HHS’s First Step Cancelling Contract for Medical Research Using Aborted Babies, However, Nearly $100 Million For Similar Experiments Remain

Catholic Medical Association Applauds HHS’s First Step Cancelling Contract for Medical Research Using Aborted Babies, However, Nearly $100 Million For Similar Experiments Remain

PHILADELPHIA, PA  – The Catholic Medical Association (CMA) along with the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists (AAPLOG), applauds the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) first step in cancelling a contract for medical research using aborted babies, however nearly $100 million for similar experiments remain. The CMA joined AAPLOG and dozens of other medical…