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There's always grieving when you lose a pregnancy, but then to have an entity questioning your decision; that compounds that trauma.
- Dr. Ross, OBGYN
I don’t want to be kept alive on feeding tubes. But what if my hospital doesn’t agree?
– Frank, 78
The pharmacist refused to fill my birth control prescription. Can he do that?
– Carolyn, 24
We were told nothing would change after the hospital merger. But now my insurance package won’t cover contraception or sterilization services.
– Beth, RN
I was told by my doctor that another pregnancy would be too risky to my health. But I can’t get my tubes tied during the birth because the hospital follows religious rules. What about my rights?
– Shirley, 39
Merging Catholic and Non-Sectarian Hospitals: NYS Models for Addressing the Ethical Challenges
Acquisitions of Distressed Catholic Hospitals by Non-sectarian Hospitals
Recommendations for Administrators of Non-sectarian Hospitals
No Strings Attached: Public Funding of Religiously-Sponsored Hospitals in the United States
No Strings Attached - Highlights
When a Hospital is No Longer Catholic
Religious Restrictions At Public “Safety Net” Hospitals
Merger Proposals Blocked
Compromises that Preserve Services
Pharmacy Refusal Toolkit - Protecting Women's Rights at the Pharmacy Counter
Pharmacists Who Refuse to Dispense EC
Preventing Pregnancy from Sexual Assault: Improving Hosptial Policies on Provision of EC
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