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The Biden administration last week proposed to reverse a Trump-era rule that increased the rights of medical workers to refuse to perform services that violate their religious or moral beliefs.

The new rule would partially rescind a 2019 rule that would have stripped federal funding from facilities that force workers to provide services that go against their personal moral or religious beliefs. The most common procedure objected to is abortion. The rule was blocked by three federal district courts in 2019, which prevented it from ever taking effect.

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