Calif Top Court: Docs Can't Withhold Care To Gays

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California's high court has ruled that
doctors cannot withhold care to gays and lesbians based on their
religious beliefs.
The case stems from a San Diego-area lesbian's claim that a
private fertility clinic refused to inseminate her because of her
sexual orientation.
A unanimous state Supreme Court said that California's civil
rights law barring sexual orientation discrimination extends to
medical care.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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