Tag: Transgender regulation

USCCB committee chairmen applaud decision on transgender directive

USCCB committee chairmen applaud decision on transgender directive

| February 27, 2017 | 5 Comments

The chairmen of two U.S. bishops’ committees Feb. 24 praised President Donald Trump’s repeal of the Obama administration’s directive on transgender access to bathrooms.

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Federal judge blocks HHS transgender regulation

Federal judge blocks HHS transgender regulation

| January 3, 2017 | 3 Comments

A federal judge in Texas Dec. 31 blocked a regulation by the Department of Health and Human Services requiring Catholic hospitals and health care providers to perform or provide gender transition services, saying it would place “substantial pressure” on the plaintiffs — a coalition of religious medical organizations who said the ruling was contrary to their religious beliefs.

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Benefits association, diocese file suit over HHS transgender regulation

Benefits association, diocese file suit over HHS transgender regulation

| December 29, 2016 | 2 Comments

The Catholic Benefits Association, the Diocese of Fargo and Catholic Charities North Dakota filed a lawsuit Dec. 28 in U.S. District Court in North Dakota against a federal regulation scheduled to take effect Jan. 1 that redefines “sex” for anti-discrimination purposes to include sexual orientation and gender identity.

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