“As polling has shown, an impressive 45 percent of physicians say they actually are ready to quit medicine if current healthcare legislation passes. Add to that data what a national survey of faith-based physicians found: That 95 percent are ready to leave medicine if a weakening of conscience protections would force them to violate their conscientiously held convictions. Protecting conscience rights and stopping abortion mandates are crucial to any healthcare reform passage. Lawmakers must realize that threatening or minimizing conscience protections holds the potential to create a catastrophic shortage of healthcare access, especially for poor patients.”More here.
Saturday, October 31, 2009
Apropos an earlier post . . .
Here's Dr. David Stevens, MD, CEO of the 16,000 member Christians Medical Association: