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Hospital Mergers & Religious Restrictions on Health Care

Date and Times: October 30th from 7-9 PM
Location: Town Hall (1119 8th Ave, Seattle)

Join us for a free community forum where experts will discuss how secular-religious hospital mergers may affect patients access to end-of-life choices, reproductive health, and LGBT care.  Co-sponsors include ACLU of Washington, Compassion & Choices of Washington, Legal Voice, NARAL Pro Choice Washington, and Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest. 

Panelist's include:

  • Sheila Rynertson, Merger Watch
  • Aaron Katz, UW School of Public Health
  • Mary Kay Barbieri, attorney, People for Healthcare Freedom
  • Mauricio Ayon, WA Cmmty Action Network Legislative Director
  • Sarah Shannon, UW Nursing School faculty
  • Moderated by Erica Barnett, Publicola

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