“The Biden administration’s radical push to redefine sex in federal law has widespread impact and specifically threatens female athletes," stated Ryan Bangert, senior counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom.
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The U.S. has an assortment of laws on what is legal for mental-health professionals with regards to counseling transgender patients, leaving some Catholic professionals at risk of punishment if they don’t support ‘gender transition.’
‘This was never about science or evidence to begin with, but about ideology …’
A district court judge granted permanent relief from the mandate to a Catholic hospital network and group of Christian medical professionals who argued that doctors should not be forced to provide gender-transitioning procedures against their beliefs.
A redefinition of sex discrimination in health care could have major repercussions.
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.
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.
A coalition of Catholic organizations representing hospitals, doctors, and clinics, joined in part by the state of North Dakota, had challenged the mandate in court.