Nurse forced to participate in abortion sues hospital

“Pro-life nurses shouldn’t be forced to assist in abortions against their beliefs,” Alliance Defense Fund Legal Counsel Matt Bowman told LifeNews.com.

“Requiring a devout, Catholic nurse to participate in a late-term abortion in order to remain employed is illegal, unethical, and violates her rights of conscience,” he added.

According to the lawsuit, the abortion was not classified as an emergency. Cases requiring immediate attention are classified as emergencies. However, in this abortion case the surgery did not need to take place for six hours, according to the ADF. The organization claims the hospital had plenty of time to find another nurse.

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