Bloomberg Law
Aug. 5, 2019, 3:43 PM

Christian Health Providers Allowed Into Religious Conscience Case

Mary Anne Pazanowski
Mary Anne Pazanowski
Legal Reporter

A group of Christian health-care providers will be helping the U.S. Health & Human Services Department defend its new religious conscience protection rule.

The Christian Medical and Dental Associations and physician Regina Frost won permission from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York to enter a case involving a rule that multiple groups have said will allow providers to openly discriminate against LGBTQ people and women seeking reproductive health care.

The HHS will sufficiently represent CMDA and Frost‘s interests in promoting the religious conscience rule, so they couldn’t enter the suit as party defendants, the ...

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