A redefinition of sex discrimination in health care could have major repercussions.
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Becket, a legal group which is representing a coalition of doctors and religious groups opposed to the transgender mandate, said on Monday that the HHS announcement will “punish” doctors and hospitals opposed to the mandate.
Experts weigh in on the conscience protections and abortion restrictions that are likely at risk under newly-confirmed HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra.
Levine, a biological male who identifies as transgender female, is currently Pennsylvania’s health secretary.
At his confirmation hearing on Wednesday, Becerra would not name a single abortion restriction that he supported.
Severino said that Becerra “made clear that he will expand chemical abortions through the use of technology, even if it increases the threats to the safety of the woman.”
In 2018, Becerra called the ruling “an important step to protect and defend the End of Life Option Act for our families across the state.”
The Catholic Benefits Association’s legal victories allow present and future nonprofit and for-profit members to provide employee benefits in line with their well-formed Catholic consciences.
Notably, the two scholars say that Becerra has taken steps to attempt to force organizations such as pro-life pregnancy centers and religious foster-care agencies to violate their principles.
On Thursday, the legal group Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) praised the new rule for upholding the religious freedom of faith-based adoption and foster care agencies.