The Conscience Protection, Amendment #54, submitted by Rep. John Fleming (R-LA) would prevent any funds made available under the Continuing Resolution from being used to rescind or otherwise alter the conscience protection regulation currently in effect. This regulation implements existing conscience laws and provides an opportunity for individuals who have been discriminated against to file a complaint with the HHS Office of Civil Rights. If the regulation is rescinded it will be more difficult for individuals to seek protection under existing conscience laws.
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Please vote YES on Friday on the Conscience Protection, Amendment #54, submitted by Rep. John Fleming (R-LA). This amendment to the Continuing Resolution would prevent funds from being used to get rid of the only federal regulation protecting conscience rights in health care. Thank you.