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Hundreds of U.S. hospitals follow Catholic directives on reproductive care
Which means hundreds of thousands of women are not getting appropriate care, even when their lives are in jeopardy. New reports from the ACLU and MergerWatch say that one in every six hospital beds in the U.S. is in a facility that complies with Catholic directives which prohibit a range of reproductive health care services. The report, …
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Bless these 41,000 doctors
Leftover sends this: California’s largest medical association is joining a lawsuit against Dignity Health, a Catholic hospital system, for denial of service. The California Medical Association is joining the ACLU in the suit. Dignity Health, according to the suit, is using religious directives to deny patients basic reproductive health care. You can read more here.
Should Apple do as the government has asked?
If you haven’t been keeping up, Apple CEO Tim Cook recently sent this letter to customers after being asked by the FBI to create a device that would allow them to break into the iPhone owned by one of the San Bernardino terrorists. It is the FBI’s contention (and the Department of Justice’s, as well) that …
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Had Freddie Gray lived, would he be in prison?
Freddie Gray was picked up for no good reason (the State’s Attorney says the knife he was carrying was legal, though one of the officers arrested in his death disagrees). So had he not received that fatal spinal injury while in the custody of the Baltimore police department (and we most likely would never have …
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