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Should health workers be allowed to deny services on religious grounds?

After dubbing January 16 Religious Freedom Day, the Trump administration is expanding religious freedom protections to health care workers who object to practices—such as abortion or gender reassignment surgery—that conflict with their personal beliefs. Critics argue this is a form of discrimination that violates a medical professional's hippocratic oath. But others believe this is a huge step forward for religious liberty, and no individual should be forced to perform a service they morally object to. What do you think?

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The Trump administration announced it is expanding religious freedom protections to health care workers who object to practices—such as abortion or gender reassignment surgery—that conflict with their personal beliefs. 

This included the creation of a new division within the Department of Health and Human Services called the "Conscience and Religious Freedom Division" dedicated to investigate every complaint of violation of “conscience rights.”

Eric D. Hargan, the acting secretary of health and human services, said that the creation of the new civil rights unit carried out an executive order issued last year by Mr. Trump, who said that religious people would no longer be “bullied by the federal government because of their religious beliefs.”
Mr. Severino said that several federal laws protected the “conscience rights” of health care providers, and he reported that complaints of violations had increased significantly since Mr. Trump was elected.
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The White House also officially dubbed January 16 "Religious Freedom Day," claiming "No American should be forced to choose between their faith and adherence to the law."

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Many conservatives applauded the administration's decision.

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But others spoke out against the Trump administration's decision to permit health care workers to discriminate against women and the LGBTQ community on religious grounds.

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Others argued this goes against everything health professionals are taught to believe about providing care.

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Should health workers be allowed to deny services on religious grounds?
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