Monday, August 18, 2008

Cali Court: Doctors Can't Withhold Care From Gays

SAN FRANCISCO — California's highest court on Monday barred doctors from invoking their religious beliefs as a reason to deny treatment to gays and lesbians, ruling that state law prohibiting sexual orientation discrimination extends to the medical profession.

The ruling was unanimous and a succinct 18 pages, a contrast to the state Supreme Court's 4-3 schism in May legalizing gay marriage.

Justice Joyce Kennard wrote in the ruling that two Christian fertility doctors who refused to artificially inseminate a lesbian have neither a free speech right nor a religious exemption from the state's law, which "imposes on business establishments certain antidiscrimination obligations." - Fox News
I guess generally this passage is okay. Artificial insemination isn't okay no matter what sexual orientation the patient is.


  1. What if a woman wants a child but has problems?

  2. Hurton, you're forgetting that there's only ONE proper way to have a baby...according to the Catholic Church.[/which Glen never questions]


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