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Dignity Health Faces Lawsuit Over Refusal to Perform Tubal Ligations

The Fresno Bee reports that Dignity Health, a Catholic health care ministry, is facing a lawsuit over its refusal to provide contraceptive surgeries.

According to the article, the American Civil Liberties Union has written a letter stating that “Refusing to allow doctors to perform postpartum tubal ligations denies patients pregnancy-related care, and as such, constitutes sexual discrimination.”

The ACLU is threatening to sue if the hospital doesn’t act by Wednesday.

For more, read the original article here.