Catholic hospitals will not have to perform abortions, which is a legal victory in the United States for the cause of conscientious objection to abortion. A Michigan court has dismissed the lawsuit of a pro-abortion association against Trinity Health Corporation, a group of hospitals dependent on the Catholic Church, for refusing to carry out abortions. The 86 medical centres of the institution can continue to be abortion-free spaces in the United States healthcare system (Bioética y libros. 13-IV-2016).
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