Trump administration delays ‘conscience’ abortion rule

Trump administration delays ‘conscience’ abortion rule

The Trump administration has agreed to postpone implementing a rule allowing medical workers to decline performing abortions or other treatments on mo

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The Trump administration has agreed to postpone implementing a rule allowing medical workers to decline performing abortions or other treatments on moral or religious grounds while the so-called “conscience” rule is challenged in a California court.READ MORE: Judge extends license for last abortion clinic in MissouriThe rule was supposed to take effect on July 22 but the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and its opponents in a California lawsuit mutually agreed Friday to delay a final ruling on the matter until Nov. 22.The agency called it the “most efficient way to adjudicate” the rule.A federal judge in San Francisco permitted the change on Saturday.WATCH: Texas town declares itself a ‘sanctuary city for the unborn’; bans all abortion clinics

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