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.
OCR finds the State of California violated federal law in discriminating against pregnancy resource centers.
Click here to learn about civil rights protections that may apply to a person in recovery from an opioid use disorder and ensure that covered entities are aware of their obligation to comply with federal nondiscrimination laws.
Click here to learn how HHS OCR protects and enforces all of your civil rights in health and human services in its three divisions, including in the new Conscience and Religious Freedom Division.