Regarding Religion

US: Christian Medical Association doctors laud HHS conscience rule as protecting patients and doctors

The following real-life examples demonstrate the often subtle, sometimes flagrant and increasingly pervasive discrimination faced by pro-life, faith-based and conscience-driven individuals in the healthcare professions.

US: New Rule Protects Health Care Workers Who Refuse Care For Religious Reasons

The rule, issued by the Department of Health and Human Services, is designed to protect the religious rights of health care providers and religious institutions.

US: HHS Announces Final Conscience Rule Protecting Health Care Entities and Individuals

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced today the issuance of the final conscience rule that protects individuals and health care entities from discrimination on the basis of their exercise of conscience in HHS-funded programs.

Hong Kong: Judge in LGBT civil union legal challenge rejects bid by Hong Kong Catholic diocese and conservative groups to join litigation

Mr Justice Anderson Chow rules court can not arbitrate on social or theological issues and works only on legal considerations

Counsel for Catholic diocese had argued outcome of court case could lead to ‘reverse discrimination’ and have chilling effect on church