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Monday, May 9, 2016

Lawmaker: ‘Big Brother’ Shouldn’t Force Americans to Participate in Abortions



Leah Jessen
The Daily Signal


Recently-introduced federal legislation would protect doctors, nurses, hospitals, and health care providers from being forced to provide abortion as part of their practice or insurance plans.

The Conscience Protection Act, House Resolution 4828, introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives at the end of March by Rep. John Fleming, R-La., currently has 49 co-sponsors.

“As a family practice physician for over 30 years, I know for a fact that doctors and nurses are dedicated medical professionals uniquely qualified to assess the health and wellness needs of their patients,” Fleming said in a formal statement. There is no room in the clinic for government discrimination, for Big Brother to force a health care provider to participate, in any way, in an abortion.”

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Leah Jessen is a news reporter for The Daily Signal and graduate of The Heritage Foundation's Young Leaders Program.



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