Christian health professionals address 'right of conscience'

  • Charlie Butts -
  • Sep 21, 2009

The Christian Medical Association has sent a wake-up call to Washington. The communication is the result of a petition signed by over 10,000 individuals.

David Stevens, president of the Christian Medical & Dental Associations, explains the objective of the petition.
"Well, we just sent a letter to President Obama as well as to members of Congress expressing concern over right of conscience and the fact that it's not protected in any of the [healthcare reform] legislation that's been proposed," he says. "In fact, there are direct attacks on right of conscience, which would force healthcare providers to participate in abortions as well as other procedures."

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