A new Washington Post article criticized Catholic hospitals this week for providing health care to all Americans including unborn babies, prompting one prominent abortion activist to demand that they shut down.
Jill Filipovic, a writer and abortion activist, said Catholic hospitals should “not be in business” or receive tax dollars to serve Medicaid and other low-income patients if they refuse to do abortions.
“The religious affiliation of a hospital should not dictate healthcare. If Catholic hospitals refuse to offer a basic standard of reproductive care, they should not be in business — and certainly shouldn’t be getting government resources or tax breaks,” Filipovic wrote on Twitter, linking to the Washington Post article.
The piece criticized Catholic health systems, which are expanding health care in rural and low-income areas where other health care providers are shutting down. The problem, according to the Washington Post, is that Catholic health systems recognize unborn babies as valuable human beings and refuse to kill them in elective abortions.
“Spread of Catholic hospitals limits reproductive care across the U.S.,” the headline reads. “Religious doctrine restricts access to abortion and birth control and limits treatment options for miscarriages and ectopic pregnancies…” Continue
“One thing is certain: even if pro-life representatives win, we’ll still have lots of work to do on behalf of the unborn, both here stateside as well as overseas. And we’ll need to continue fighting the population control machine, which is behind so many of the human rights violations in today’s world. Then there is China, which we will continue to expose for unleashing the China Virus on the world, as well as continuing to forcibly abort and sterilize minorities!”— Steven Mosher, population Research Institute, October 2022.