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Obama Pushes to Rescind Conscience Rights For Pro-Life Doctors

A national organization of Christian doctors is strongly concerned about the Obama administration’s effort to rescind conscience protections the Bush administration put in place for medical professionals. The regulations provide additional protections and support for those doctors and nurses who don’t … Continue reading

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Obama Admin Working to Rescind Conscience Rights on Abortion

The Obama administration is still working to overturn conscience rights for medical professionals on abortion that were put in place at the tail end of the Bush administration. Here are the chilling details in a report from LifeNews: In 2008, … Continue reading

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Top 10 Pro-Life News Stories of 2009

President Barack Obama, abortion, the Supreme Court, and healthcare dominated pro-life news in 2009. As we look back on 2009, the first with a new pro-abortion president, it seems to me that the pro-life movement essentially is on the defensive. … Continue reading

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Christian Medical Association Labels House Healthcare Bill an “Overdose” That Threatens Patient-Physician Relationship

The 16,000-member Christian Medical Association, the nation’s largest faith-based associaation of physicians, today said that the 2,000-page healthcare overhaul bill (HR 3962) introduced in the House of Representatives last week far exceeds the need for targeted reforms, instead injecting massive … Continue reading

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Christian Doctors Refuse Bribe from Senate Leader

The Christian Medical Association (CMA), the nation’s largest association of faith-based physicians, today spoke out against Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s (D-Nev.) reported offer to get physicians to drop their opposition to pending healthcare legislation in exchange for more money.

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Congressional Research Service says Obama Bearing False Witness

In this time of bitter partisanship, there are still a few issues that Republicans, Democrats and Independents can agree on. One of those issues is providing taxpayer-subsidized benefits to illegal aliens. The American people are overwhelmingly opposed to the idea. … Continue reading

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Concerns About the HR3200 Healthcare Reform Bill

A fellow named Fred wrote this to me: “Don’t you have your own ideas, Doc? How would you propose to fix the system? Evidently it is by sitting on your butt and watching FoxNews, carefully copying and reposting their slanted … Continue reading

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Webcast Thursday to Educate Pro-Lifers About the Dangers of Obama’s Health Care

There is a coalition of pro-life leaders who are alarmed that we pro-lifers unaware of what is at stake with some of the Health Care Plans being promotoed by President Obama, what they call “Obamacare.” I thought you might like … Continue reading

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Congressmen Challenge President Obama on Abortion-Conscience Clause Promise

Color me stunned. Either our President is actually open to allowing pro-life healthcare professionals to practice medicine based upon their deeply held moral and religious beliefs or he’s the biggest hypocrite of the last century. More Information:

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Extinguishing Physician Conscience – A Physician’s Chilling Prediction

The largest generational cohort in American history, the Baby Boomers, will be the first Americans to be denied available effective life-saving treatments for reasons of cost. The seeds for this mass liquidation have already been planted. More Information:

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New poll: Obama plan to scrap conscience rule panned by the public and a threat to patients

The Christian Medical Association (CMA), the nation’s largest association of faith-based physicians, today warned that the Obama administration’s plan to scrap a conscience-protecting healthcare regulation is very unpopular and threatens to cut off patient access to healthcare professionals and institutions … Continue reading

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How you can help protect your doctor’s freedom (You must act immediately)

President Obama said it clearly. He wants to hear from you. But he’s given you a deadline: You’ve got two weeks to voice your concerns – to speak out for America’s pro-life medical professionals … and their moral conscience – … Continue reading

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The mother of octuplets versus her doctor. Who should choose? Whom should society support?

A recent editorial here in Colorado Springs reported: An unemployed, divorced woman with six children – living with her bankrupt parents in their teensy weensy home – gave birth to eight babies after having fertilized eggs implanted in her uterus. … Continue reading

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A doctor’s right to choose versus the rights of a woman to choose

An unemployed, divorced woman with six children – living with her bankrupt parents in their teensy weensy home – gave birth to eight babies after having fertilized eggs implanted in her uterus. At least one of her older six children … Continue reading

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For Pro-Lifers, an Early Christmas Present from President Bush — regulations to protect the conscience rights of healthcare professionals

President Bush’s days may be numbered, but not his pro-life influence. In a monumental decision that will be felt well into the next administration, the White House-with the cooperation of the Department of Health and Human Services-made good on its … Continue reading

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On Conscience, HHS Rules!

The FRC is reporting, “He may technically be a “lame duck,” but President Bush is going out with guns blazing. With just two months left in office, the administration dealt a crippling blow to online gambling and is prepared to … Continue reading

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Christian Physicians Address President’s Council on Bioethics on Conscience Rights

Four Christian Medical Association members testified on September 12 before the President’s Council on Bioethics on the issue of conscience rights in healthcare. These testimonies are, to me, very convincing and hopefully will help more and more of us support … Continue reading

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Top Public Health Official Urges Conscience Protections

Here is a thought-provoking Op-Ed by Admiral Joxel Garcia, MD, the assistant secretary for health with the Department of Health and Human Services, published in The Washington Times.  He begins, “There is no more sacred right than the right of … Continue reading

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Doctors’ body in Canada backs down on policy to rescind conscience rights

The National Post is reporting that the regulating body for Ontario physicians has backed off a controversial proposal that would have forced doctors to put aside their religious views when dealing with patients. Protests from the Ontario Medical Association and … Continue reading

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Why Your Doctor Needs The Fundamental Right to Refuse

  There’s an excellent opinion piece in the LA Times titled, “The Fundamental Right to Refuse.” It’s by a ‘pro-choice atheist,’ who articulates that the present battle over conscience rights in healthcare is not only a fight for faith freedoms, … Continue reading

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Archbishop, Rabbi, Physician Group Condemn Efforts to Curb Ontario Physician Conscience Rights

LifeSiteNews.com reported that last Friday was marked the deadline for public comment on the Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeon’s draft policy that seeks to prohibit medical professionals from obeying their consciences. In light of this, several prominent parties have … Continue reading

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HHS Secretary, Christian Doctors Speak Out on Conscience Rights

For years the Christian Medical and Dental Association (CMDA) has been advocating in Washington, DC for the conscience rights of its members and all healthcare professionals, encouraging legal protections and education and reform in the medical profession. The issue took … Continue reading

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Healthcare Professionals’ Religious Rights Under Attack

CitizenLink is reporting that abortion advocates are targetiung federal guidelines designed to protect pro-life medical workers. My Take?

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Counselor Fired after Referring Homosexual to Colleague Because of Religious Objections

LifeSiteNews.com is reporting that Alliance Defense Fund attorneys filed a lawsuit Monday on behalf of a licensed counselor who was fired after referring a person seeking counsel with a same-sex relationship to a colleague. Rather than attempt to provide a … Continue reading

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UK Christian and Muslim Doctors May be Forced to Refer for Abortion

LifeSiteNews.com is reporting that the British Medical Association’s (BMA) policy-making body will consider a proposal to remove the rights of conscience that allow doctors to refuse to commit or refer women for abortions. The proposal will be considered at the … Continue reading

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Could your Obstetrician-Gynecologist be decertified for being pro-life?

The Christian Medical Association (disclaimer: I am a lifetime member of the CMA) has been leading the way in the national fight to protect the right of prolife physicians (and healthcare professionals) to choose to not perform or refer for … Continue reading

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