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Obama’s Plan To Force Abortions on Doctors Is Unethical

by Brian A. Wilkins
3/17/2009 (links and photos updated January 6, 2020)

Former President George W. Bush enacted the Provider Refusal Rule on his last day in office January 20. It expanded on a 30-year-old law giving doctors and other medical personnel the right to refuse administering abortions, birth control and other related services. The Bush “conscience clause” respects medical providers’ moral and religious beliefs.

Barack Obama, during the 2008 Presidential Campaign, said he would sign the Freedom of Choice Act if elected. President Obama now says he will also repeal the Bush “conscience clause.” Senator Tom Coburn … Read Entire Article