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A proposed regulation at the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services would allow medical workers in federally funded facilities to refuse on religious grounds to provide legal medical services. If adopted, this regulation would permit - an emergency room physician to withhold information about emergency contraception from a survivor of rape - a surgical assistant to refuse to perform a vital blood transfusion during an operation - a nursing home worker to refuse to care for a patient with AIDS Protect your right to direct your medical care according to your own conscience: contact Michael Leavitt, Secretary of Health and Human Services, via this Secular Coalition for America Action Alert
Submitted by MaryEllenSikes on Thu, 09/18/2008 - 08:49
This was Sarah Kaiser's statement for the Secular Alliance of IU (at Indiana University Bloomington) callout meeting on September 11, 2008. The group, of which she is president, decided that it should have a semi-formal callout meeting at which the president stood up and spoke about what the group is and what they want to do, as well as talk about upcoming events and activities.
Submitted by Lyz on Thu, 09/18/2008 - 00:32
Update: Secular Values Voter video entries for the YouTube Challenge are now online. Deadline to submit your own is October 24.
The Secular Coalition for America wants to make you a rock star! Record a 30-second YouTube video of yourself asking the candidates a question that's important to you as a Secular Values Voter in the 2008 election. If your video is chosen, it'll appear on the Coalition's Election Resources 2008
site and you'll get a prize: Secular Values Voter swag. Take the YouTube Challenge
Submitted by MaryEllenSikes on Sat, 09/13/2008 - 02:38
HumanLight is a holiday celebrated around December 23rd specifically to acknowledge reason, family, friendship, and other shared, secular values of humankind. To learn more, visit the website: http://www.humanlight.org.
Submitted by Lyz on Mon, 09/08/2008 - 15:01