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Midwife Puts Religion Over Patients & Now She's Suing

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"A Tampa, Florida woman is suing a local reproductive health clinic for not hiring her even though she refuses to prescribe birth control pills to patients per the job description, Slate reported. Sara Hellwege's lawsuit argued that the Tampa Family Health Centers violated her religious freedom by not hiring her. Hellwege, a nurse-midwife, told the clinic's human resources director, Chad Lindsey, via email that she would only prescribe sterilization and barrier methods like condoms and cervical shields. Hellwege is a member of the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists, a conservative medical group that opposes prescribing the pills because of the organization's belief that some birth control methods are comparable to abortions."* The Young Turks host Ana Kasparian breaks it down. *Read more here from Arturo Garcia / The Raw Story: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/07/21/fl-midwife-sues-clinic-that-wont-hire-her-because-she-wont-prescribe-birth-control-pills/