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64. public health issues and the hippocratic oath...
contagious diseases know no bounds... what about spreading disease to the rest of us?

what about the moral obligation of the hippocratic oath?
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  -Michigan Preparing to Let Doctors Refuse to Treat Gays Ruffhowse  Mar-30-05 02:31 AM   #0 
  - I predict a mass exodus of gays from Michigan. n/t  Carolab   Mar-30-05 02:34 AM   #1 
  - No. Michigan is not.  bluestateguy   Mar-30-05 02:35 AM   #2 
  - legislated morality. we can fight this. doctors have a moral obligation  truthisfreedom   Mar-30-05 02:37 AM   #3 
  - Which has now been officially renamed 'hypocratic oath'  merwin   Mar-30-05 02:39 AM   #5 
  - Legislated MINORITY morality!  dicksteele   Mar-30-05 04:23 AM   #15 
  - "No one expects the spanish inquisition!"  woosh   Mar-30-05 06:11 AM   #38 
  - I would says-legislated IMmorality!!  rodeodance   Mar-30-05 06:10 AM   #37 
  - all health care personal have this obligation-not just docs.  rodeodance   Mar-30-05 06:53 AM   #55 
  - Hypocritical oath, you mean? lol nt  raccoon   Mar-30-05 08:41 AM   #82 
  - Don't most doctors now refuse to take the Hippocratic oath?  Briar   Mar-30-05 09:25 AM   #98 
  - 100 years from now people are going to look back on these years  merwin   Mar-30-05 02:38 AM   #4 
  - have they gone insane now?  ffm172   Mar-30-05 02:40 AM   #6 
  - they're drunk with power  thinkingwoman   Mar-30-05 05:04 AM   #20 
  - I love that cartoon  Skittles   Mar-30-05 05:24 AM   #24 
  - Well, the ultimate aim of bio"ethicists" is coming to fruition....  Gentle Giant   Mar-30-05 02:43 AM   #7 
  - IF THEY DIE, THEY CAN'T BREED! ...oops... they don't anyway.  truthisfreedom   Mar-30-05 02:46 AM   #8 
  - I'm ashamed to be a Catholic today  adwon   Mar-30-05 02:49 AM   #9 
  - If Jesus could put his hands on lepers, for God's sake...  Hekate   Mar-30-05 05:33 AM   #25 
  - Took the words right out of my mouth ...  Delphinus   Mar-30-05 06:30 AM   #44 
  - Those misguided, sick-minded, hateful Catholics...  YellowRubberDuckie   Mar-30-05 06:49 AM   #54 
  - They already do it in NC  Jamastiene   Mar-30-05 02:50 AM   #10 
  - Illegal based on the Civil Rights Act of 1964  Hissyspit   Mar-30-05 02:50 AM   #11 
  - Boy, that should be the understatement of the century  UL_Approved   Mar-30-05 03:23 AM   #14 
  - Any suggestion in federal court that gays are a protected class  markus   Mar-30-05 05:43 AM   #27 
  - Wasn't it "illegal"  Delphinus   Mar-30-05 06:33 AM   #46 
  - Sooo - next step - no gay or lesbian health workers? - hmmmm  ConcernedCanuk   Mar-30-05 02:54 AM   #12 
  - This is a new low.  mirandaod   Mar-30-05 02:59 AM   #13 
  - But where are the democrats protesting on the capitol steps?  LTRS   Mar-30-05 04:37 AM   #16 
  - if this passes  left is right   Mar-30-05 04:59 AM   #17 
  - Refusing medical service on ethical grounds...  GoBlue   Mar-30-05 05:02 AM   #18 
  - And people wonder why I rail against the Catholic Church........  ClintonTyree   Mar-30-05 05:03 AM   #19 
  - Isn't that what Jesus said about heaven  still_one   Mar-30-05 05:13 AM   #22 
  - Not all Catholics are the same  atreides1   Mar-30-05 08:24 AM   #76 
  - what does this say about the michigan Catholic conference?  still_one   Mar-30-05 05:09 AM   #21 
  - disgusting nt  Skittles   Mar-30-05 05:20 AM   #23 
  - "the bills promote the constitutional right to religious freedom."  rodeodance   Mar-30-05 05:44 AM   #28 
  - Would YOU want to be treated by a doctor who didn't want to treat you?  Silverhair   Mar-30-05 05:37 AM   #26 
  - comes a time... it's called an emergency.  truthisfreedom   Mar-30-05 05:49 AM   #29 
  - "The Conscientious Objector Policy Act" should be titled "discrimin-  rodeodance   Mar-30-05 05:51 AM   #30 
  - It's FAR more complex and egregious than that.  TahitiNut   Mar-30-05 06:02 AM   #33 
  - The problem is I can object to so many things about a person.  fasttense   Mar-30-05 06:12 AM   #39 
  - Clarification  Silverhair   Mar-30-05 06:24 AM   #42 
  - In a larger community, where there  salin   Mar-30-05 06:43 AM   #50 
  - This is aimed at abortion, not gays.  Silverhair   Mar-30-05 06:49 AM   #53 
  - even if the docs ignore this, a law legallizing DISCRIMINTATION  peacebird   Mar-30-05 09:41 AM   #101 
  - A doctor unwilling to treat a patient b/c of his/her sexual  JerseygirlCT   Mar-30-05 06:54 AM   #56 
  - This is aimed at abortion, not at gays.  Silverhair   Mar-30-05 07:16 AM   #59 
     - It's poorly written  JerseygirlCT   Mar-30-05 07:53 AM   #66 
     - Also:  JerseygirlCT   Mar-30-05 07:56 AM   #69 
     - Target/Shmarget  M155Y_A1CH   Mar-30-05 09:12 AM   #94 
  - Really?  donco6   Mar-30-05 08:18 AM   #72 
  - I'd want the doctor struck off  Vladimir   Mar-30-05 08:37 AM   #80 
  - Aaaaarrrrggggghhh!  Straight Shooter   Mar-30-05 09:15 AM   #96 
  - This is just so disgusting on so many levels. But then what can you  acmavm   Mar-30-05 05:56 AM   #31 
  - "health care workers"--does this apply to other personal?-not just  rodeodance   Mar-30-05 06:01 AM   #32 
  - The gay community has worked years to prevent discrimination in  rodeodance   Mar-30-05 06:04 AM   #34 
  - No where in the article does it quote the bill as applying specifically  fasttense   Mar-30-05 06:05 AM   #35 
  - will this discrimination be extended to convicted felons?- unwed moms  rodeodance   Mar-30-05 06:08 AM   #36 
  - Great post, fasttense.  raccoon   Mar-30-05 08:48 AM   #85 
  - I'm from Michigan and this is just sick.  last1standing   Mar-30-05 06:13 AM   #40 
  - Holy shit....  seawolf   Mar-30-05 06:15 AM   #41 
  - I hope I'm not being naive but  lulu in NC   Mar-30-05 06:30 AM   #43 
  - As a doctor, I agree with you...  Mend   Mar-30-05 06:40 AM   #49 
  - You're probably right, but . . .  donco6   Mar-30-05 08:22 AM   #73 
  - As a nurse in Key West, I had many gay patients  tinfoilinfor2005   Mar-30-05 08:58 AM   #91 
  - VERY glad to hear this from someone in the profession! n/t  lulu in NC   Mar-30-05 09:38 AM   #100 
  - to actually have this written into State Law is what scares me-even  rodeodance   Mar-30-05 07:05 AM   #57 
  - Why Would CATHOLICS Support Such A Thing?  arwalden   Mar-30-05 06:32 AM   #45 
  - The Michigan Catholic Conference is responsible.  Bridget Burke   Mar-30-05 07:32 AM   #63 
  - it's not just gays. The "religious grounds" adds many others  mainer   Mar-30-05 06:38 AM   #47 
  - Or Muslim? Or the wrong "kind" of protestant?  salin   Mar-30-05 06:46 AM   #52 
  - This is aimed at abortion, not gays.  Silverhair   Mar-30-05 06:38 AM   #48 
  - Where's the history of nurses being punished for avoiding abortions?  Bridget Burke   Mar-30-05 07:23 AM   #61 
  - nurses can avoid caring for such pts. if arrangements if others are  rodeodance   Mar-30-05 08:34 AM   #78 
  - Why are you defending this law?  donco6   Mar-30-05 08:23 AM   #75 
  - Great salve you got there  M155Y_A1CH   Mar-30-05 09:27 AM   #99 
  - Bill number, please?  Krupskaya   Mar-30-05 06:45 AM   #51 
  - Is it House Bill 5006?  Bridget Burke   Mar-30-05 07:28 AM   #62 
     - That's from two years ago.  Krupskaya   Mar-30-05 08:39 AM   #81 
  - Leaning more and more into those Nazi Germany days, eh?  0007   Mar-30-05 07:14 AM   #58 
  - Wow. This is sad.  RT_Fanatic   Mar-30-05 07:19 AM   #60 
  - public health issues and the hippocratic oath...  cap   Mar-30-05 07:45 AM   #64 
  - What ever happend to all men are created equal, you know our constitution?  superconnected   Mar-30-05 07:53 AM   #65 
  - Whatever happened to, "First, do no harm"?  sfexpat2000   Mar-30-05 08:09 AM   #71 
  - Wow a "Let's Be Health Care Whores" Bill  Crisco   Mar-30-05 07:54 AM   #67 
  - This was discussed the other day  Moosepoop   Mar-30-05 07:55 AM   #68 
  - What kind of Christianity is this?  triguy46   Mar-30-05 07:59 AM   #70 
  - Related to Pharmacists Not Filling Birth Control Rxs  Mr. Peanut   Mar-30-05 08:22 AM   #74 
  - those scheisskopf pharmacists  raccoon   Mar-30-05 08:56 AM   #89 
  - Can the governor veto this?  Bleachers7   Mar-30-05 08:31 AM   #77 
  - yes, she can  rodeodance   Mar-30-05 08:36 AM   #79 
     - And Vetoing this would be popular, too. (nt)  w4rma   Mar-30-05 08:46 AM   #84 
     - Will she?  Bleachers7   Mar-30-05 08:48 AM   #86 
        - Probably she will  noonwitch   Mar-30-05 09:11 AM   #93 
  - This is evil. They'll treat criminals and mobsters. But a law abiding  w4rma   Mar-30-05 08:45 AM   #83 
  - Woo Hoo!  Jeff in Cincinnati   Mar-30-05 08:48 AM   #87 
  - How about conducting experiments on twins? Is that still OK?  Sabriel   Mar-30-05 08:50 AM   #88 
  - in the usa, it's ok  raccoon   Mar-30-05 08:57 AM   #90 
  - truly, this is shameful  NVMojo   Mar-30-05 09:08 AM   #92 
  - PEOPLE! WHAT IS THE DATE ON THIS? IS THIS RECENT?  Krupskaya   Mar-30-05 09:13 AM   #95 
  - Want to help GLBT community in Michigan?  Mari333   Mar-30-05 09:23 AM   #97 
  - Not Latest Breaking News  Moderator   Mar-30-05 11:04 AM   #102 
 

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