“Medical personnel need protection of conscience clauses”
(Michigan Live — December 26, 2011)
All of us assume, in this country, that you cannot be coerced to do or participate in an act contrary to your faith, beliefs or morals. The one group of people that this statement may no longer hold true for is medical personnel….[T]he federal conscience clause has been shredded and the state of Michigan does not have a conscience clause protecting health care workers.
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