You Make a Difference!

Our mission and operations are funded entirely by Patriots like you! Please support the 2020 Year-End Campaign now.

Political Editors / Jan. 19, 2018

Administration Protects Religious Rights

HHS sets up new division to enforce laws to protect health care workers' rights of conscience.

President Donald Trump moved this week to protect the religious rights of health care workers, an issue he had campaigned on. On Thursday, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that it was setting up a new division tasked with enforcing laws that protect health care workers rights to “conscience and religious freedom.” The director of the HHS civil rights office, Roger Severino stated, “No one should be forced to choose between helping sick people and living by one’s deepest moral or religious convictions, and the new division will help guarantee that victims of unlawful discrimination find justice.”

Predictably, several leftist organizations objected to the administration’s commitment to protect Americans’ religious freedoms and right of conscience. Conflating the issue of health care workers’ rights with promoting discrimination against the “LGBT community,” Sarah Warbelow, legal director of the Human Rights Campaign, stated, “The creation of an unnecessary new division that is likely to promote a license to discriminate diverts needed enforcement resources and encourages discrimination against LGBTQ people. Every American deserves access to quality health care, and that should not be determined by the personal opinions of individual medical providers or administrative staff.”

For a long time now the Left has been conflating health care with elective non-essential medical procedures such as abortion, which always kills a human being. They are attempting the same slight of hand with regards to gender reassignment “care.” By wrapping a controversial issue up in the guise of “health care,” they seek to force cultural acceptance and individual compliance to issues many view as immoral and unethical.

The formation of this new division is indeed welcome news.

Who We Are

The Patriot Post is a highly acclaimed weekday digest of news, policy and opinion written from the heartland — as opposed to the MSM’s ubiquitous Beltway echo chambers — for grassroots leaders nationwide. More

What We Offer

On the Web

We provide solid conservative perspective on the most important issues, including analysis, opinion columns, headline summaries, memes, cartoons and much more.

Via Email

Choose our full-length Digest or our quick-reading Snapshot for a summary of important news. We also offer Cartoons & Memes on Monday and Alexander’s column on Wednesday.

Our Mission

The Patriot Post is steadfast in our mission to extend the endowment of Liberty to the next generation by advocating for individual rights and responsibilities, supporting the restoration of constitutional limits on government and the judiciary, and promoting free enterprise, national defense and traditional American values. We are a rock-solid conservative touchstone for the expanding ranks of grassroots Americans Patriots from all walks of life. Our mission and operation budgets are not financed by any political or special interest groups, and to protect our editorial integrity, we accept no advertising. We are sustained solely by you. Please support The Patriot Fund today!

★ PUBLIUS ★

“Our cause is noble; it is the cause of mankind!” —George Washington

The Patriot Post is protected speech, as enumerated in the First Amendment and enforced by the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America, in accordance with the endowed and unalienable Rights of All Mankind.

Copyright © 2020 The Patriot Post. All Rights Reserved.

The Patriot Post does not support Internet Explorer. We recommend installing the latest version of Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome.