A package deal

When everything is a civil right, nothing is. But the left needs a better rationale for why some things should be civil rights and others shouldn’t.

Posted: February 4, 2018 at 1:57 a.m.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette A package deal Illustration

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette A package deal Illustration

Recently the Department of Health and Human Services announced it was creating a new division within its Office of Civil Rights to handle complaints from health-care workers who believe they have faced religious discrimination. Its aim is to protect people who refuse to perform certain medical procedures that conflict with their religious commitments, such as abortions, sterilization or assisted suicide.

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