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'Patients Will Die': One County's Challenge To Trump's 'Conscience Rights' Rule

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Kenya's High Court ruled on Friday to uphold the penal code criminalizing homosexual acts. An LGBTQ activist in Nairobi is seen here in February, learning that a court ruling on same-sex relationships was postponed. Khalil Senosi/AP hide caption

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Health care workers may now refuse to be involved with providing services that offend their religious beliefs. The new rule, issued by the HHS Office for Civil Rights, affirms existing conscience protections established by Congress, director Roger Severino says. Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images hide caption

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New Trump Rule Protects Health Care Workers Who Refuse Care For Religious Reasons

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Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, pictured earlier this month, has settled a lawsuit by same-sex couples who argued their rights were violated by faith-based adoption agencies that don't want to work with gays and lesbians. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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Thursday's decision points to more questions about how India will extend equal protections to the LGBTQ community, which held a Pride Walk in Kolkata in December 2016. Debajyoti Chakraborty/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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