United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Forty-five states and the federal government protect the right of health care providers to
decline involvement in abortion. Pro-abortion groups seek to abolish these legal protections.
Consider the following:
Abortion Access Project
Operating in twenty-four states, the project’s goal is “increasing access to abortion services by expanding . . . the number of hospitals offering abortion services.” The project admits that its tactics include “pressuring hospitals” and it does so through both political and legal pressure. The “Hospital Access Collaborative” division reports on the state projects’ legal and regulatory interventions challenging mergers. [Full text]