The Blaze: President Joe Biden’s administration filed an appeal on Tuesday that aims to keep in place a mandate forcing religious doctors and hospitals to provide sex-change surgeries, despite their conscientious objections.
“And GOD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.” Genesis 6:5 KJV
The Obama administration first issued the rule — known as the “transgender mandate” — in 2016, using a nondiscrimination provision in the Affordable Care Act to require doctors and hospitals to provide sex reassignment surgeries to any and all patients, including children, so long as the procedure was recommended by a mental health professional.
The mandate required virtually all private insurance companies to provide coverage for the controversial procedures and notably did not allow for religious exemptions. Read More