State Senate committee approves bill that allows health care workers to opt out based on conscience

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Fri March 22, 2013

State Senate committee approves bill that allows health care workers to opt out based on conscience

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Michigan Catholic Conference among bill's supporters. Long list of health care groups oppose legislation
Lansing - The Senate Health Policy Committee approved a "medical conscience" bill allowing health care workers to opt out of treatments that violate their personal beliefs and employers to bypass the Obama administration's contraception mandate. A long list of health-related groups opposes the bill, sponsored by Republican Sen.