OCR issues a Final Conscience Rule protecting individuals and health care entities from discrimination on the basis of their exercise of conscience in HHS-funded programs.
OCR issues a Notice of Resolution to the State of Hawaii after Hawaii takes action in safeguarding conscience protections for pregnancy care centers.
HHS published its 2018 accomplishments, which includes the work of OCR in protecting conscience and life.
OCR finds the State of California violated federal law in discriminating against pregnancy resource centers.
Click here to view the January 18, 2018 announcement of the new Conscience and Religious Freedom Division at HHS.