U.S. Bishops Applaud Conscience Regulations

January 2009
America;1/19/2009, Vol. 200 Issue 2, p8
The article reports on the reactions of U. S. bishops to a regulation by the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services which protects the conscience rights of health care providers. The regulation will protect the conscience of health care providers in federally funded programs. Deirdre McQuade, assistant director for policy and communications, comments on the benefits of the program.


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