U.S. Bishops Slam New HHS Regulations Affecting Gender Reassignment

U.S. Bishops Slam New HHS Regulations Affecting Gender Reassignment


ROME — The U.S. bishops’ conference (USCCB) warned this week new HHS regulations mandating harmful surgical procedures are “a violation of religious freedom and bad medicine.”

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued proposed revisions to its regulations this week that “would force health care workers to perform gender transition procedures, require health insurance issuers to cover them, and entertain a mandate to perform elective abortions,” the bishops note with concern on the USCCB website.

“Sadly, Monday’s proposed regulations threaten our ability to carry out our healing ministries, and others’ to practice medicine,” reads a joint statement issued by Baltimore Archbishop William Lori, chair of the Bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities, Oklahoma City Archbishop Paul Coakley, chair of the Committee

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