The Weldon Amendment: The Ongoing Restrictions on a Woman's Right to Choose
Under the Weldon Amendment, a “physician or other health care professional, a hospital, a provider-sponsored organization, a health maintenance organization, a health insurance plan, or any other kind of health care facility” may refuse abortions, counseling, or referrals, even in cases of rape, incest, or medical emergency.
Constitutional Law | Health Law and Policy | Law and Gender
Date of this Version
John Patton Fortuno, "The Weldon Amendment: The Ongoing Restrictions on a Woman's Right to Choose" (April 4, 2006). bepress Legal Series. bepress Legal Series.Working Paper 1243.