From Tyler O’Neil at PJ Media:
Last week, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) launched a new division to protect the religious freedom of doctors, nurses, and other health care workers. As LGBT activists try to enforce their worldview on sexuality issues, it is vitally important that health professionals retain the freedom to refuse to perform certain acts that violate their consciences.
“For too long too many of these health care practitioners have been bullied and discriminated against because of their religious beliefs and moral conviction,” Acting HHS Secretary Eric Hargan said on Thursday, announcing the Division of Conscience and Religious Freedom. He argued that the government has “hounded religious hospitals and the men and women who staff them, forcing them to provide and refer for services that violate their consciences.” More.
Reality check: Unlike Canada, where increasingly, they can be forced to refer babies for abortion and grannies for euthanasia. Does anyone notice a pattern with progressivism?
See also: Trump proclaimed January 22 National Sanctity of Life Day Here’s a thought experiment: Who would have guessed a decade ago that you couldn’t even hire students for a summer jobs program if you did not support live baby dismemberment? What will the demands be a decade from now?
History walk 2010: Aqsa Parvez (honour killing victim) and the feminists As we debate M103, anyone remember Mary Rogan, Toronto Life, and Aqsa Parvez? Rogan was attacked by feminists for covering an honour killing as if it were a serious crime.