Position Papers

VOTE NO ON OHIO’S ABORTION AMENDMENT

The Health Care Civil Rights Task Force urges Ohioans to vote no on Issue 1, the Ohio Reproductive Freedom Amendment, which would enshrine nearly limitless abortion rights in the state constitution. The Amendment needs only a simple majority of votes to pass – so every vote counts! If passed, Issue 1 will eliminate virtually all constraints on abortion …

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HEALTH CARE CIVIL RIGHTS TASK FORCE: DON’T RISK LIVES BY CHANGING THE DEFINITION OF DEATH

The Health Care Civil Rights Task Force strongly condemns proposed changes to the Uniform Determination of Death Act (UDDA) that would allow for subjective determinations of death. The Uniform Law Commission, a non-profit group of lawyers that creates model legislation to bring uniformity to state laws, week recently to discuss changing how death is determined. …

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EFFECTIVELY NAVIGATING HOSPITALS WHEN ADVOCATING FOR A LOVED ONE

General Principles This document sets forth general principles and attempts to help people advocate for themselves and their loved ones.  Patients and their families are in the best position to determine to what degree this advice pertains to them and can assist them in advocating for their loved ones.  What is contained in this document is not legal …

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SPIRITUAL PROTOCOL FOR DIVINE ASSISTANCE AND TIMELY HELP

The items in this plan of action are always necessary but have become an urgent need during our current time of crisis. The crises resulting from Covid-19 are grave. These have included the sickness and death caused by the virus itself, overreach by healthcare officials in not allowing visitation of seriously ill and dying loved …

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THE MORAL IMPERATIVE TO RESTORE AND ADVANCE PARENTAL RIGHTS

Statement of the Healthcare Civil Rights Task Force Parents have always been responsible for raising, caring for, and loving their children. The duty of parents is to act in the best interests of their children, who have been entrusted to them by God.  The family is foundational to the good of society.  The family is the vehicle for God’s love to spread into …

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PRESS RELEASE: CAN I BE REQUIRED TO TAKE THE COVID-19 VACCINE?

For Immediate Release Washington, DC, March 8, 2021 Contact: Michael Vacca, Christ Medicus Foundation: (248) 897-0599 UPDATED FEBRUARY 4, 2022 As Members of the Health Care Civil Rights Task Force, our respective organizations have been fielding an increasing number of inquiries relating to individuals being required to take the COVID-19 vaccine. We offer this press …

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DEFENDING THE FUNDAMENTAL DIGNITY AND HEALTH CARE CIVIL RIGHTS OF ALL

For Immediate ReleaseWashington, D.C.,  November 19, 2020             The member organizations of the Health Care Civil Rights Task Force are publishing this statement to protect the health, dignity, civil rights, and religious freedoms of patients and families during this COVID-19 public health crisis and beyond. Our cherished human and civil rights must be protected to save …

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