LGBTQ Health Care Threatened In Ohio on Phony “Moral Grounds”

This new bill, which could have doctors deny care to LGBTQ+ patients, was snuck in last minute and can have devastating implications.

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A Lawmakers in Ohio snuck a provision into the budget bill that directly attacks LGBTQ+ people’s access to health care in the state. A last-minute provision allows doctors (but not just doctors) to deny care to patients if the care goes against their “moral” beliefs. Here’s what to know about the dangerous new rule.

What is the provision?

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How did this provision pass?

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What will this new bill do, and how will it impact people?

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What are people saying about it?


This is the latest in a line of attack laws on LGBTQ communities.

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