From Steven Ertelt at Life News:
Last month, Cecile Richards sent an email to supporters of the Planned Parenthood abortion company asking them to contact the Department of Health and Human Services to reject proposed guidelines protecting the conscience rights of medical professionals who don’t want to be forced to be involved in abortions by either killing unborn children or referring patients for abortions. Without such conscience protections, pro-life doctors, Christian medical workers, and others who do not want to be abortion participants would be forced to be involved in abortions — as has happened in numerous cases across the country and around the world.
Richards sent Planned Parenthood abortion activists a follow-up email today asking them to once again speak out against conscience rights for medical professionals.More.
Reality check: As more people discover that abortion is life baby dismemberment, they need to force involvement. Forcing medical personnel to take part is like the Fugitive Slave Laws: They forced people who were not themselves slave owners to help the cause. Sometimes that helps weaken a cause and let us hope that forced involvement in abortions has that effect. But will it do so in a post-modern environment?
See also: Canada moves quickly toward forced citizen involvement in abortion
It was never about freedom of choice, exactly; it was about abortion. And in the age of euthanasia, we are all “the fetus” now.