The American Civil Liberties Union has filed an outrageous lawsuit in federal court charging the bishops with unfairly forbidding Catholic hospitals from performing abortions.
The suit would equate a Catholic hospital following the "Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services," with negligence.
"It's about rules that tie the hands of doctors at Catholic facilities," ACLU Deputy National Legal Director Louise Melling was quoted as saying in one story.
The lawsuit stems from a case where a woman went to a Catholic hospital when she was 18 weeks pregnant. There, she was informed that she would likely lose the baby. She was given medication to stop the...READ MORE