By SI Filings Jan 26 2021 Religious LibertyTransgender PoliticsNorth Dakota"A federal judge in North Dakota on Tuesday ruled in favor of Catholic healthcare providers who challenged Obama-era requirements that they offer gender transition procedures and cover them under their insurance plans." - WORLD 380 reads There is 1 Comment The issue for all of us Bert Perry - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 8:34am Whatever we believe about transition surgery, the thing that strikes me is that a requirement that healthcare providers provide this is a requirement that the provider hire staff and provide office space for this purpose. It's not a huge imposition on big institutions like Cleveland or Mayo, but imagine the impact of this on a hospital where the budget is measured in mere millions of dollars instead of billions. So even beyond freedom of conscience, this is a huge deal. Aspiring to be a stick in the mud.