The Guardian reports:
Lourdes Rivera, director of the Los Angeles-based National Health Law Program, comments on abortions foes’ concerns regarding conscientious objections by medical personnel:
I’d suggest not providing medical care and refusing referrals during a medical emergency would certainly represent crossing the line.
But, I have a non-abortion related question. Isn’t there a big states rights issue at stake here?
====== Edited at 4:35 pm central time.
Ema of The Well Timed Period expressed amazement at the idea that such a bill might be passed. She has called congress about this bill and is tracking down the provisions. We currently don’t know whether this story accurately represents the bill’s contents. (Let’s hope not!)
Friday Sept. 17. Ema dashes my hopes, and say the story is, indeed, true. For her update visit: Well Timed Period