Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Medical Association’

Catholic Medical Association and paediatricians sue over ‘transgender mandate’

Monday, August 30th, 2021

The US Catholic Medical Association has joined a lawsuit against a Biden administration rule. They say the transgender mandate –  reintroduced in May – tramples the conscience rights of doctors opposed to gender-transitioning procedures. The mandate does not provide exemptions for doctors from performing gender-transitioning procedures after a mental health professional’s referral. It overrules their Read more

Catholics warn of assisted dying risks in palliative care bill

Monday, November 4th, 2019

Catholic groups in the US are concerned that a key omission in a bill supporting palliative and hospice care could allow federal funds to be used for practices like assisted dying. Last week the US House of Representatives passed the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act by voice vote. The bill funds efforts Read more