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Supreme Court declines to hear Catholic hospital’s appeal of transgender patient’s lawsuit

does perform hysterectomies for non-life-threatening injuries such as chronic pelvic pain or uterine fibroids — despite its purported Catholic beliefs — and Minton would have been able to receive the surgery had he been a cisgender woman, according to Reuters.The hospital later helped Minton’s surgeon, Dr. Lindsey Dawson, obtain emergency privileges at Methodist Hospital of Sacramento, another Dignity facility that is not bound by Catholic doctrine, where Dawson performed the procedure a few days later.Minton later filed a discrimination lawsuit against Mercy San Juan Medical Center’s parent company, the Chicago-based CommonSpirit Health, and its subsidiary, Dignity Health.

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