Florida License to Discriminate in Healthcare (SB 1580):
This bill will allow healthcare providers and insurers to deny a patient care on the basis of religious, moral, or ethical beliefs.
It creates a license to discriminate by allowing healthcare employers to discriminate in hiring, and it bars medical Boards from disciplining doctors for spreading misinformation.
In response, Human Rights Campaign President Kelley Robinson has released the following statement:
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The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, condemns Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for signing a slate of anti-LGBTQ+ bills designed to scale back the freedoms of LGBTQ+ people and other vulnerable communities.
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