Catholic Hospital Denies Woman a Medically Necessary Sterilization, Putting Her Health and Well-Being at Risk: “It’s Wrong and It’s Dangerous”

Ascension Providence Hospital in Southfield, Mich., denied a pregnant woman a sterilization procedure recommended by her doctor. The hospital is part of a Catholic hospital system that does not allow sterilization procedures.  

“The field of medicine is not dictated by religious doctrine. It’s dictated by science.”