Texas Scorecard Investigation

This piece from Texas Scorecard examines what scientifically reliable documentation and testimony say about the risks gender-affirming procedures pose to adults and children.

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NHS Interim Public Consultation Guide

Released in October 2022 by England’s National Health Service, this guide presents a new model of care for gender dysphoria patients that focuses on mental health as opposed to gender-affirming care.

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CMDA Court Victories

A federal mandate issued in 2016 required doctors to perform gender transition procedures on any patient, including a child, even if the doctor believed the procedure would be harmful. That rule was struck down in court after it was challenged by nine states, several religious organizations, and an association of over 19,000 healthcare professionals.

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

DEI Threat Protocol What to do if your conscience rights are challenged? Some options include, per ADF’s “A Legal Guide for Healthcare Professionals”: Discuss the conflict with employer or the regulating body. Frame it is as a request for a religious accommodation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which requires employers…

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Section 1557

On August 4, 2022 the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published its notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) to the Federal Registry to modify Section 1557, the “Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities Clause” of the Affordable Care Act. 

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Press Releases

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Restoring Medical Judgment and Conscience on Gender Issues

A federal mandate issued in 2016 required doctors to perform gender transition procedures on any patient, including a child, even if the doctor believed the procedure would be harmful. That rule was struck down in court after it was challenged by nine states, several religious organizations, and an association of over 19,000 healthcare professionals.

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