Obama To Rescind Provider Conscience Regulation



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The outgoing Bush administration issued a rule that protects healthcare workers who refuse to administer services or prescriptions that go against their beliefs.

Abortions and contraceptive medications are at the heart of the ruling, which President Obama plans to withdraw.


Rob Stein, reporter for the Washington Post

Deirdre McQuade, assistant director of policy and communications for the pro-life secretariat of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Nancy Northup, president of the Center for Reproductive Rights

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