A federal court ruled on Aug. 26 that a Catholic medical group cannot be forced to commit abortions or provide gender-related drugs and services by any party – not even the Brandon administration itself.
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals junked the efforts of both the federal government and the American Civil Liberties Union to commit medical fascism. The two entities were forcing the Franciscan Alliance (FA) to kill pre-born babies and mutilate children chemically and surgically in the name of “gender-affirming care.”
In Franciscan Alliance v. Becerra, the federal court ruled in favor of a permanent injunction against enforcement of Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act – more popularly known as the Obamacare Act. Section 1557 “defined sex discrimination to include discrimination based on ‘termination of pregnancy’ and ‘gender identity,” it noted.
Moreover, the federal magistrates rebuked the ACLU for trying to stop an injunction against future attempts to force FA into committing infanticide or medical violence under the guise of “gender-affirming care.” (Related: Brandon regime to turn Christian doctors into MURDERERS by forcing them to perform abortions.)
“It is always true that the government’s interest may subtly evolve over time. If that hypothetical chance is enough to defeat standing, then plaintiffs could never obtain injunctive relief to prevent future violations of the free speech clause, the equal protection clause or any other lawsuit where means/ends scrutiny is involved,” the judges wrote in their opinion.
The decision also served as a milestone in a six-year legal battle, which had been caught up in a change of administration, as well as different executive orders and regulations. Previously, the ACLU tried to get another chain of Catholic hospitals to commit abortions in 2015. However, the civil rights group failed in this endeavor.
Religious freedom legal nonprofit Becket Law, which represented FA, lauded the ruling.
“This ruling is a major victory for conscience rights and compassionate medical care in America,” counsel Joseph Davis said in a news release. “Doctors cannot do their jobs and comply with the Hippocratic Oath if the government requires them to perform harmful, irreversible procedures against their conscience and medical expertise.”
Medical experts bring up concerns about “gender-affirming care”
The Brandon administration’s push to castrate children chemically and surgically raised a red flag among medical experts. They warned that the transgender craze under the guise of “gender-affirming care” is creating a public health crisis.
Dr. Quentin Van Meter, the president of the American College of Pediatricians, is one such expert who spoke out against the trend. He called puberty blockers “child abuse,” explaining that their use is a gateway to surgical mutilation of healthy body parts.
“If you are interrupting that with clearly the intent of never having it go the direction that nature intended, with biological males ending up as adult males and biological females ending up as an adult female, if you interrupt that, you are basically setting up a disease state,” he said back in 2021.
“On top of that, the purpose is clearly in the vast majority of kids that get on puberty blockers, they will not be allowed to go through their own natural puberty. They will be held back and then given cross-sex hormones.”
Hormone blockers are known to have psychiatric side effects in adults who used them for Food and Drug Administration-approved purposes. Van Meter posited that long-term side effects are known in adults, but not in adolescents because there is no long-term study that looked into it.
Visit MedicalViolence.com for more stories about children’s mutilation in the form of “gender-affirming care.”
Watch the video below to know more about how the Brandon administration is attempting to force doctors into performing abortions.
This video is from the SecureLife channel on Brighteon.com.
More related stories: