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Fri May 12, 2023, 02:00 AM May 2023
DeSantis' new law: Doctors can't deny treatment for unvaccinated patients but can refuse LGBTQ ones [View all]https://www.alternet.org/desantis-illegal-doctors-unvaccinated-lgbtq/
In Republican Governor Ron DeSantis Free State of Florida, as of July 1 it will be illegal for physicians and other medical professionals to refuse to treat unvaccinated patients. It will be illegal to mandate vaccines. It will be illegal to mandate the wearing of masks. It will be illegal to require a vaccine passport.
But, also in Ron DeSantis Free State of Florida, it will be legal for a physician or other medical professional to refuse to treat a patient who is LGBTQ for a specific health care service if it violates their conscience. And legal for insurance companies to refuse to cover patients who are LGBTQ for a specific health care service again, if it violates their conscience.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis COVID-19 policies will now be enshrined in state law as the Governor signed bills that will make permanent bans on vaccine and mask mandates as well as give a shield to doctors who deviate from other medical professionals, Florida Politics reports.
It is the intent of the Legislature to provide the right of medical conscience for health care providers and payors to ensure they can care for patients in a manner consistent with their moral, ethical, and religious convictions, reads SB 1580, one of several bills DeSantis signed into law Thursday. Further, it is the intent of the Legislature that licensed health care providers and payors be free from threat of discrimination for providing conscience-based health care.
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DeSantis' new law: Doctors can't deny treatment for unvaccinated patients but can refuse LGBTQ ones [View all] Nevilledog May 2023 OP
Go to hell Desantis MutantAndProud May 2023 #1
I'll never have to treat another racist asshole again. nt Phoenix61 May 2023 #2
Florida is in real trouble being run by that sick _uck and his cronies. ratchiweenie May 2023 #3
"the bill has gone largely unnoticed by Florida residents owing to the deluge of sweeping legislatio BlueWaveNeverEnd May 2023 #4
I'm sorry, Mr. Deplorable Mouth-Breathing MAGAT Racist Anti-Vaxxer, I can't treat you because... royable May 2023 #5
Somebody...ANYBODY please, please bring suit. NCDem47 May 2023 #6
As someone in healthcare this is beyond reason FloridaBlues May 2023 #7
Crazytown. What's weird is that most of these anti-laws (as I call them) will not garner 1.... machoneman May 2023 #8
Dear smart Floridians RegulatedCapitalistD May 2023 #9
I predict an exodus of competent, ethical doctors. tanyev May 2023 #10
Tiny d and tfg are equally dangerous, imo. ecstatic May 2023 #11