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Column: New federal ‘conscience rule’ puts patients’ rights at risk

Kim Callinan writes an op-ed for the Tampa Bay Times explaining the detriments of a new rule issued by the “Conscience and Religious Freedom” division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights. She says “This new federal rule will turbo charge the impact the Catholic Church religious directives and others have on thwarting patients’ preferences for end-of-life care.” Read the full story here.


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