$5.5M Subsidy For A Catholic Hospital Network Causes A Stir At City Hall | WBEZ
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$5.5M Subsidy For A Catholic Hospital Network Causes A Stir At City Hall

Abortion rights groups and the ACLU are putting pressure on aldermen to reject a $5.5 million city subsidy for the largest Catholic Hospital system in the state. An ordinance authorizing the subsidy for Presence Health is expected to cause a heated floor debate at Wednesday’s City Council meeting. Opponents say the city shouldn’t provide taxpayer dollars for a hospital system that restricts access to birth control and abortions.

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