Hospitals are tasked with protecting the health of their patients, however in the case of one Michigan woman, the policies of a religiously affiliated hospital may have put her health in jeopardy. The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit on behalf of the woman, arguing that the Catholic hospital she visited violated her rights as a patient when determining her emergency medical care. On this week’s show Brooke Tucker, staff attorney at the ACLU of Michigan, will discuss this case and the greater issue of patient rights in religiously affiliated medical institutions.

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